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.


September 12th; 8:30 – 4:00pm –Great Lakes Civil War Forum

Don't forget to mark your calendars and to register for the Great Lakes Civil War Forum on Saturday, September 12th at the Kenosha Civil War Museum. The theme of this year's forum is Command Decisions.


Registration begins that morning at 8:30 with the first speaker at 9:30. Cost of the entire day (including lunch) is $65/$55 for Friends of the Museum. 


Registration for in person attendance (limit of 50 people) can be made on line at:


Registration for virtual attendance (via ZOOM) can be made on line at:


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 14, 2020

David Powell

Civil War Author

Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah


December 10,2020

Jessica Michna

Famous Women Impersonator

First Impressions on Golda Meir