THE SIMON AND MARIA MILSL HOUSE
Designated December 7, 1987This elegant Italian villa style house was constructed of native sandstone on the 191-acre country estate of Simeon and Maria Mills. An early pioneer from Ohio, Mills erected Madison's first store and was a banker, real estate developer and respected civic leader who was instrumental in the growth and prosperity of Madison. He was a founder of Madison's first insurance company, the first newspaper, two major railroads and helped establish the University of Wisconsin.
Madison Landmarks Commission
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