Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour - Sep 10, 2019

Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour - Sep 10, 2019
Hidden History of the Capitol Square Walking Tour - Sep 10, 2019
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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 St.) 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 comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. 

Advance online registration is advised.
Drop-in spots are limited and not guaranteed.

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Cost: $15.00/person

Please call 608-264-6555 or email museum@wisconsinhistory.org with questions. 

Cancellations after the registration deadline are not eligible for refunds. 

Tours are rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.


Main Street on the Square
The image used for this item is a vintage post card of Main Street on the Square. It is one of the thousands of images in the Society's image archives, and reproductions can be purchased online in several sizes.

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