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Odd Wisconsin Archive

President Visits Wisconsin


Dateline: Madison, Oct. 16, 1899. President William McKinley visited the Badger state during his brief tenure in office more than a century ago. A unique perspective on his visit comes from the barber who shaved him, and a more typical one from the local press. For more on presidents who visited Wisconsin long ago, see this March 3, 1929, essay in the Milwaukee Sentinel from Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles.
:: Posted in Curiosities on March 29, 2004
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