Announcing the 

2020 - 2021 Schedule for the 

Madison History Roundtable

We welcome you to the 2020 - 2021 season of the Madison History Roundtable. We have an exciting slate of speakers for this year. The season will start on Thursday, September 10th with Keighton Klos who will be presenting Medical practices and the impact on death and dying during the Civil War.


We will continue the discussion throughout the year covering a variety of topics of American, Wisconsin and regional history. The 2020 Fall schedule of speakers is listed at the end of this document; the spring schedule will be announced in December. 


The Madison History Roundtable virtual meetings are held the second Thursday of the month (September – May) at 7:00pm. Meetings are held virtually using the ZOOM application. The meetings are open to the public and free of charge Share the meeting information with family and friends.

Upcoming Events

The MHRT is proud to promote some upcoming events which you may find of interest.

Madison History Roundtable 2020 Fall Meeting Schedule


September 10, 2020

Keighton Klos

Executive Director of the Milton Historical Society and Milton House Museum

Medical practices and the impact on death and dying during the Civil War

October 8, 2020

Michael Edmonds

Director of Programs and Outreach at the Wisconsin Historical Society

The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its People


November 12, 2020

David Powell

Civil War Author

Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah


December 10,2020

Jessica Michna

Famous Women Impersonator

Golda Meir, The Journey Home

January 14th, 2021

Rick Berry

“Army Aviation In Vietnam:

Flying for an Assault Helicopter Company"

This presentation now available via zoom recording.  

link to the recording by clicking on the "January

2021 Presentation" listing to the right on this page.

February 11th, 2021

Jeff Kannel

"Make Way For

Liberty: Wiscconsin

African Americans in the Civil War"

March 11th, 2021

Jim Heinz

"The 1917 Milwaukee Police Bombing"

April 8th, 2021

Matthew Prigge 

"Damn the Old Tinderbox: Milwaukee's Palace of the West and the Fire that Defined an Era"

May 13th, 2021

Patrick W. Steele

"Home of the Braves The Battle

for Baseball in Milwaukee"