Albion (community), Wisconsin facts for kids

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Albion, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Public park and war memorial in Albion
Public park and war memorial in Albion
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dane County
Town Albion
Elevation 840 ft (260 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1560730

Albion is an unincorporated community located in the Town of Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.

History

Albion is the site of the former Albion Academy. Founded by Seventh-Day Baptists, the school was later operated by the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. The school closed in 1918. In 1928, the Town of Albion purchased the buildings. In 1959, the academy property was turned over to the Albion Academy Historical Society, which operates a museum on the site.

Entering Albion, WI
Highway sign for Albion

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