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Archive for August, 2017

Kipp Mural Dedication

Posted by eastsidehistorymadison on August 16, 2017

Passing this along from East Side muralist Sharon Kilfoy—if you love our industrial heritage, you’ll want to attend this event!

Celebrating the Industrial Heritage of Madison’s East Side

Dane Arts Mural Arts and Madison-Kipp Corporation are pleased to invite you to a dedication of the Kipp mural, which has been created by DAMA community artists, SAIL East alternative high school students & Kipp workers.

Wednesday Sept 6 – 2pm

201 Waubesa Ave across from the Goodman Center bike path

Special thanks to Tony Koblinski, the Madison Community Foundation, the Evjue Foundation & Hallman Lindsay Paints.

For more information, contact Steph Lauer (Kipp) 608-242-5244 or Sharon Kilfoy (DAMA) 608-658-3736.



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Second Edition of “An East Side Album” is at the printer!

Posted by eastsidehistorymadison on August 3, 2017

Revised and expanded, the 2nd edition is full of memories of the Schenk’s-Atwood, Union Corners, and Eken Park neighborhoods.


The updated, expanded Second Edition of An East Side Album: A Community Remembers by the East Side History Club will be available for sale later in August 2017. Purchases of An East Side Album support the Goodman Community Center.

Copies will be available at Stone Fence (2322 Atwood Avenue), the Olbrich Gardens Gift Shop, and the Goodman Community Center front desk. Purchase details will be announced as soon as the books are in stock.

A Book Launch party will take place September 16 from 1-3pm at the Goodman Community Center in the Evjue Room. To be sure you are invited* to the book launch party please leave your email or mailing address (whichever way you prefer to be notified) in the “Comments” section of this post.

  • Sarah White and Ann Waidelich

*If you are already on the East Side History Club mailing list, or you’ve already entered your name on the previous post, don’t worry–you’ll receive the notice.

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