Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

One hundred years ago, here in Wisconsin.

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU
 
Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 08:01 PM
Original message
One hundred years ago, here in Wisconsin.
Our capitol building in Madison caught fire and burned.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
EXE619K Donating Member (717 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 08:03 PM
Response to Original message
1. It was Hitler.
Trial-run for the Reichstag.

:D
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
david_vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 08:03 PM
Response to Original message
2. Ya ever read Wisconsin Death Trip?
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 08:11 PM
Response to Reply #2
3. Yes.
Good book.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
bobthedrummer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 09:08 PM
Response to Reply #2
6. I've read it
too.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 09:04 PM
Response to Original message
4. What started the fire?
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Archae Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 09:05 PM
Response to Reply #4
5. Most likely
A gas lamp.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Waverley_Hills_Hiker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-28-04 09:12 PM
Response to Original message
7. The New York Stock Exchange & the new Wisconsin capital
where designed by the same architect.

The current Capital is pretty grand inside. But those big marble badger sculptures over the doors are a bit campy.

I liked the observation deck on the dome. Nice views over downtown and the lakes.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Sat May 25th 2024, 03:09 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC