Madison, WI Surrounded by Reality


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“Surrounded by Reality” A quote by Lee Dreyfus, future Governor of Wisconsin, while campaigning in 1978. He said “Madison is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.” Madison has grown since then; currently it's about 76 square miles.       More about the site...

   



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Today in Madison History

October 24, 1868
A fortnight after his wedding, Cassius Fairchild, second son of our first Mayor, succumbs to injuries suffered at the battle of Shilo.