This map shows Madison, Wisconsin in 1885.  The map was created by Norris, Wellge & Co and printed by Beck & Pauli lithographers of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map has been restored to its original condition by KNOWOL.

The map shows a bird’s eye view of Madison, WI as it looked toward the end of the 19th century. Landmarks on the map include the State Capitol, City Hall, a cracker factory, the Pioneer Hotel, Breckheimer’s Brewery and more.

Click here to see Madison, Wisconsin in 1885.

Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

This old map of Madison has been lovingly restored by the team at KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available on museum quality, archival paper to ensure that this piece of Wisconsin history can be passed on to the next generation. Click here to get a copy of the map.