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

September 17, 1851
The University of Wisconsin's first building, North Hall, opens.