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

April 19, 1862
Governor Harvey Drowns in the Tennessee River while leading an expedition to relieve Wisconsin troops after the battle of Shiloh.

April 19, 1998
Metro Bus Torched by Crazy Man