The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its People

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On the occasion of the Capitol's centennial in 2017, this book tells the remarkable story of the building--in all its incarnations--and the people who made history beneath its dome. The book covers the creation of the territorial capitol in 1837, the construction of the second capitol in the 1860s (and the fire that almost completely destroyed it in 1904), the eleven-year construction project that completed the third capitol in 1917, and the extensive conservation project of the 1990s that restored the building to its ...

The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its People 2017, Wisconsin Historical Society Press

ISBN-13: 9780870208423

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