image

Wisconsin State Capitol Building Composite in Madison, Wisconsin

Two photos of Madison, Wisconsin, are The gold-leaf covered “Wisconsin” statue which symbolizes “Forward” on top of the world’s largest white granite dome of Wisconsin’s State Capitol completed in 1917, and The interior rotunda which is constructed with 43 types of stone from across Europe and the Midwest plus lavish arches, stencils and murals. Shown […]

image

Madison Skyline across Partially Frozen Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin

While drive through Madison, Wisconsin, something may sound vaguely familiar. Washington, Franklin, Hamilton, Pierce and 35 other streets were named after the U.S. Constitution signers. The city’s name comes from James Madison. He was the Father of the Constitution and also the fourth U.S. President. He died a few months before James Doty lobbied legislators […]

image

Wisconsin State Capitol Building in Madison, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin State Capitol’s dome is the largest by volume in the U.S. The pinnacle rises 284 feet. This is only 3 ½ feet shy of the U.S. Capitol. The building was constructed from White Bethel Vermont granite and completed in 1917. The symmetry of its four, 187 foot long wings gives it a nearly […]

image

Wisconsin State Capitol Building Composite in Madison, Wisconsin

Two photos of Madison, Wisconsin, are: 1) The gold-leaf covered “Wisconsin” statue. This symbolizes “Forward” on top of the world’s largest white granite dome of Wisconsin’s State Capitol completed in 1917. 2) The interior rotunda. This was constructed with 43 types of stone from across Europe and the Midwest. The inside is also graced with […]