(WORT) — Stu tells us about early Madisonians’ struggle to provide quality healthcare to its citizens.
What is one of the most popular premiums for WORT’s current Fall Pledge Drive? A book! Yes, literate Madisonians are donating to WORT and picking up a copy of Stuart Levitan’s Madison: The Illustrated Sesquicentennial History, 1856-1931 as a pledge premium. This engaging illustrated history, full of photographs, maps, and bird’s-eye views, captures Madison’s early […]
MADISON (WORT) — This week 115 years ago, tens of thousands of people flocked to the Capitol Square for the one and only Carnival of 1900. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — Olbrich Park is one of Madison’s largest lakefront parks. But the story behind the park’s namesake Michael Olbrich is a tragic one. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — A century ago, Madisonians got around not by car or bus but by electric trolley. This turn of the century mode of transit help shape Madison’s urban landscape. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) –The Madison History Podcast takes a look at Gates of Heaven, one of the nation’s oldest synagogue. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.