State Capital: Madison Origin of state's name: Based on an Indian word "Ouisconsin" believed to mean "grassy place" in the Cheppewa tongue
|Was in Madison on Business. Went walking in old town, and saw this on the side of a building.. It was also during the time I was obsessed with the TV show Grimm.||I stayed at a hotel at 333 W. Kilbourn Avenue in downtown Milwaukee. At one of the doors, there was this - apparently someone attempted to assassinate Teddy Roosevelt at that location.|
|October 14, 1912 .||
He was saved by his overcoat, eyeglass case and a 50 page speech, which he continued on to deliver before he would be finally taken to the hospital. The bullet was never removed, because of its location in his chest..
|Not far from my hotel, walking to the shuttle to take to the baseball park, was this plaque.
So, again - I MUST ask - WHY were the Brewers moved to the National League, only to have the Houston Astros moved to the American League to 'even things out'? Why?
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