In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied.
The 2022 State Capitol Ornament celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Dane County Farmers' Market, one of the premier farmers' markets in the nation.
Until sold-out, this ornament will also available at the Wisconsin Historical Museum's store at 30 N. Carroll St, on Capitol Square in Madison. Click HERE for the museum's hours of operation or call (608) 264-6555.