Madison Originals Magazine Madison Originals Magazine February 2012 - Page 28

28 | madison originals magazine If you know the Madison area well, chances are good that youve spent some time in Tenney Park. The historical precursor to almost all of Madisons city parks, Tenneys meandering paths, welcoming green spaces, and shining lagoon have been backdrop to many a memory for residents of the area. It is strongly associated with ice skating, as much so among the general public as for Olympic speedskating medalists Beth and Eric Heiden, who rst skated on Tenney ice. With its storied past, it would be easy to believe that this and other parks in Madison have always been around. In fact, the creation of Tenney Park over 100 years ago set into motion a rapid rise in the size and number of Madisons green spaceschanges which live on in the citys reputation as one of the most livable in the country. Prior to the creation of T VW&FRF6&2BV7W&RG&fR766FDv2f7W6VB7&VFr&2B66V2G&fW2WG6FR6G&VF&W2FRF7F6RbFW6R&2g&FR6GFRFV"VVB&&FfRFRv6VBBff&BFv"&VB'6RFVW&6vVBFB7&VFr6G&FBf"FR'7BFRvfRR66W72FWfW'FF6&W6FVG2FR&v2VBf"FVFVWvW&66VBB7&W2b'6BBW6&RBFVFFVBBFDf"W6R2W&&&f"v&rVR"66VfVB'&&R66G66R&6FV7B766R26G2FR&v2'VBfW"6W2&WGvVVB2FVW&266R&V6R&F6GF&BFRFr6RFRF&Vv7FW"b7F&26W2&6FV7GW&RFR&&R662W7Vǒ766FVBvFFR'VFw2bG27BfW2&vVF'2g&Bw&vBBV27VƗfvWfW"B67W'&VBWrF涖rFR&VbG66R&6FV7GW&RvW&RG2FW'2V6VBFRW6RbW7FrGW&fVGW&W2BFfRfVvWFFFR'&vVVBbFW6RVVVG2GW&Ɨ7F2W"FWfFVBg&FRFVV"&W7W&vV6Rbg&VFW&6r7FVI'267667GRv6ff&VB7WG'BVf&֗GB2fVFW"bFR&&R66bG66R&6FV7GW&R6G26rVVBf"FffW&VBBbV&Ɩ276RR2FW6vbFVW&FW"V6VB'FRF6F2bV26VVr2'FBfRBǒf"FRF6&V'WBf"6G&FW6v2FRvW"FW&dG66R&6FV7GW&R66"&B"VbFRVfW'6Gbv6662w&GFVFB 5FW"FFR7FFR6Fw&VG2FVW&6W'fVB2F6'2'7BFW6vVBV&Ɩ276RFFFFG266FW6vGG&'WFW2FVW&gVVB'FB66&RF6BFRGW&bFR6VGW'6GVFVBFRV7FW&6FRbF6FR&v2&VFǒ66W76&RFFR6G'2v&r672VFvV66FW&rG26F2FR6G'2'7BV&Ɩ2&rvFG2FW6vW6VV6RB666v66RFVW&2F6'2fW'6bWr&6G'26VG&&CrFVW original landmark Madisons Tenney Park ACCESS TO ALL