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

November 20, 1915
Camp Randall grandstand collapses during second quarter of big Minnesota game, last scheduled game on old field. Thankfully, none of the 1,800 spectators standing there are seriously hurt. Badgers lose, 21--0.