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Start Date: 7/12/2013
End Date: 7/12/2013
Event Times: 4 pm book talk, happy hour, 5–6 pm

Contact Info

E-mail: madelineisland@

Phone: 715-747-2415
Fax: 715-747-6985

'Bottoms Up' Book Talk at Madeline Island Museum

Join Jim Draeger, co-author of "Bottoms Up: A Toast to Historic Bars & Breweries," and Mark Fay, photographer for the book, at the Madeline Island Museum on Madeline Island for a book talk about the development of Wisconsin bar architecture and culture. Following the talk there will be a happy hour toast to the book at nearby Tom's Burned Down Café, a most unusual tavern featured in the Wisconsin Historical Society Press book. Learn more about 'Bottoms Up.'

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Location Description: The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Venue: Madeline Island Museum

Address: 226 Col. Woods Ave
PO Box 9

City: La Pointe

Accessibility Info: Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.

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