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From the Madison Courier: "Jefferson County's contribution of scrap aluminum, collected in a drive to aid the national defense program, was taken today to a district depot at Seymour. Madison's donations, together with collections from out thru the county, amounted to 1,600 pounds. The heap was…

In 1867 the city council decided Madison needed to update and improve its water works. Industrialization and increased population were putting pressure on a deteriorating water system. They instructed A. M. Cornett, City Engineer, to submit plans for a new pumping station and the means to pull…

This reservoir was located east of town. There were at least three such reservoirs around Madison. Plans for one of the early reservoirs were approved by the city council in 1846 under the guidance and ownership of Thomas Godman. It was to be fed by natural springs to insure a safe and palatable…