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

October 7, 1887
President and Mrs. Cleveland visit, stay with U.S. Postmaster-General William F. Vilas at his 12 E. Gilman street mansion.