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Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built in Madison.
DESCRIPTION
The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built in Madison.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2860
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:1973.41
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Donated to WHS by Vida P. Langley, El Cajon, CA, in 1973. Vida claimed that "not one person in the family could tell me who had painted it". Vida's grandfather was Victor Peck, son of Roseline Peck, who lived in the Cabin. His great aunt was Victoria Wisconsiana. Victoria was born in the cabin, and regarded as the first white child born in Madison.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Log cabins
Barrels
Implements, utensils, etc.
Cities and towns
Tipis
Landscape
Land use, Rural
Men
Women
Boats and boating
Wagons
Lakes
Shorelines

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