Special Tour: UW-Madison Agricultural Campus


About the tour: The Madison Trust for Historic Preservation will offer a docent-led historic architecture walking tour of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Campus. Tour participants will view architectural gems, including the National Historic Landmark Dairy Barn, the Queen Anne-style Dean’s House and the “Cowlesium,” and learn about trailblazing scientific discoveries made on the campus that have benefited people around the world.

When: Saturday, October 1. 90-minute tours will leave every half hour between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Where To Meet: The tour starts from the entrance to the Allen Centennial Gardens, 620 Babcock Dr.

Where to Park: Free parking will be available at the Steenbock Ramp, 1645 Observatory Drive and Tripp Hall, 1480 Tripp Circle.

Cost: Tickets are $20 for students ($21.69 with service fee), $25 for Madison Trust members (26.87 with service fee), and $30 general admission ($32.04 with service fee). Click here for tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2584483

How To Order: Advance tickets must be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets. order online, or call 1-800-838-3006. Please note that Brown Paper Tickets charges a small fee for use of their service, which is added to your ticket price. A limited number of tickets may be available on the day of the tour.

The tour was developed by Peter Gottlieb. Gottlieb served as president of the Society of American Archivists in 2009-10. For nearly 20 years, he was the Wisconsin state archivist (Wisconsin Historical Society).

His other professional activities included serving on the SAA Council and on the Council for the Midwest Archives Conference, chairing the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board, the Wisconsin Public Records Board, and the steering committee of the Council of State Archivists. Gottlieb is an emeritus professor in the School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


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