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

May 30, 1906
Groundbreaking for Madison High school, later renamed Central High.

May 30, 1952
The unveiling of a marble monument dedicated to Madison's war dead at Forest Hill Cemetery as part of Madison's Memorial Day ceremonies.