Related Web Sites:
Wisconsin State Capitol
A Trip Through Wisconsin's New State Capitol
Cupolas of Capitalism: State Capitol Building Histories
"Wisconsin Capitol: Fascinating Facts" by Diana Cook
Read More About It
"Wisconsin State Capitol: Guide and History" edited by Stan Cravens
"Wisconsin Blue Book" 2002
The state Capitol has 448,297 square feet.
How long did it take to finish the construction of the Capitol?
Who was the architect of the Capitol?
What is the name of the statue on top of the Capitol's dome? (hint: it is not Forward or Miss Forward)
Newspapers on BadgerLink
Wisconsin Historical Society
Search these newspaper databases for additional stories about the history of the state Capitol:
1942: The World War II Battle of Cape Esperance begins.
1968: The first Apollo mission, Apollo 7, is launched.
1984: Astronaut Kathy Sullivan becomes the first American woman to walk in space.
U.S. historical events that occurred on October 11: