Alexander Smith House

5301 Milwaukee St.     Built 1848     Madison Landmark     Greek Revival
Old Farmhouse
Travelers between Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien bunked down in the farmhouse.
Designated a Madison landmark in November 1971.
Limestone mined from a nearby quarry to build 18-inch thick stone walls farmhouse and attached carriage shed.

The low pitch of the roof and the shape of the eaves are among the features characteristic of the Greek Revival style.