Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour- May 20th

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Saturday, May 20th, 2017
2:30-4:00pm

Register by Thursday, May 18!


The Capitol Square has been the focal point of Madison since its founding. Discover how the downtown has changed (and stayed the same!) over hundreds of years. This tour will shed light on the formative years of Madison, featuring stories of the men and women who established our iconic square as a center of politics, commerce, and social life. How did a marsh-covered isthmus become the Madison we know today? Join us and find out!

Image: Main Street on the Square
A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west. View the original source document: WHI 3472
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Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour- May 20th
Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour- May 20th
 
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Saturday, May 20th, 2017
2:30-4:00pm

Register by Thursday, May 18th!

The Capitol Square has been the focal point of Madison since its founding. Discover how the downtown has changed (and stayed the same!) over hundreds of years. This tour will shed light on the formative years of Madison, featuring stories of the men and women who established our iconic square as a center of politics, commerce, and social life. How did a marsh-covered isthmus become the Madison we know today? Join us and find out!

This tour meets in front of the Wisconsin Historical Museum (30 N. Carroll Street) and covers approximately 1.25 miles on city sidewalks. Participants may be asked to stand for extended periods of time. Tour will take place rain or shine! Wear tennis shoes and dress for the weather.

Register today! Drop-in spots are limited and not guaranteed.

Date: May 20th, 2017
Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Cost: $10 (WHS Members receive 10% off!)

Call 608-261-9359 or email museum@wisconsinhistory.org for more information.


View other available walking tour dates: Walking Tours
SKU: WT0117
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