The Madison Living History Project is a place to share stories and images related to Madison’s history. These are snapshots of Madison neighborhoods, places, people, and events conveyed through conversations with and stories from community members.

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Former Westmorland neighborhood residents, 2010


Former Westmorland residents gather at the Oakwood Retirement Community for a discussion of their memories of the Westmorland neighborhood, July 28,…

Herling family picnic, Reservoir Park, 1947


A photographs shows the Herling family picnicking at Reservoir Park in Madison, Wisconsin.

Bill Herling with Dennis Herling, in front of Herling's Tavern, 1943


Bill Herling holds a toddler Dennis Herling in front of Herling's Tavern in Madison, Wisconsin. Glenway Golf Course is seen in the background.