Van Bergen –
Forest Hill Cemetery
– Section 26 Lot 3
Peter H. Van Bergen
1809 – Jan 22, 1879
Madison's 8th and last village president
He operated the Madison Hotel, which was the original
Peck boarding house
, in the 1840s.
He built the first
Built a stone business block in 1856 at 120–128 South Pinckney Street (later called the
). The two upper stories were converted into the first theater in Madison; the first entertainer there was General Tom Thumb.