Madison is promoted as a tourist destination in 1877

Loveliest of the Lawn

This fanciful 36-page history and description of Madison touted the area for its healthful lakes, romantic woods, and social and educational institutions. Intended to lure tourists, the article provides information on travel, hotels, and area attractions.

Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
The Founding of Major Cities
Creator: Wisconsin State Journal
Pub Data: Wisconsin State Journal. 24 May 1877
Citation: Loveliest of the Lawn. Wisconsin State Journal (24 May 1877); Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 6/22/2018