Last Sunday I was able to spend in an hour inside the Wisconsin State Capitol Building in Madison with my wonderful daughter. What a feast for the eyes….and ears – they were having a string concert featuring very tiny children with very, very tiny instruments.
This is a photo of the capitol dome (rotunda) – best viewed from a flat on your back position on the floor below.
This wing of the Capitol Building houses the State Supreme Court. A badger head adorns each of four wings of the Capitol. What a majestic, overgrown, mean-tempered rodent! Ore miners digging holes in the ground in the southwest portion of the state reminded settlers of badgers. Or was it the miners temperament.
I love the stairways in the Capitol. The marble and wood glows so beautifully.