Campus Area History
Learn about downtown Madison's rich history, with a focus on the Greenbush and UW-Madison campus area.
Brought by the UW-Madison Public History Project, visit the Chazen Art Museum's virtual exhibit on the history of resistance at UW-Madison.
This national historic district shifted in the 20th century from a spacious residential neighborhood for some of Madison's most prominent 19th century families to a current university student enclave.
West of UW-Madison's observatory, near Observatory Hill's crest, are bird and turtle effigy mounds.