Wisconsin State Capitol Celebrates 100 Years
This year marks the 100th year of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
About 200 people, including current and former elected officials, gathered inside the rotunda Tuesday morning to celebrate.
It's the first of several events planned for the year.
Speaker Robin Vos, former Governor Tommy Thompson and current Governor Scott Walker were among some of those who addressed the crowds.
They talked about the history and unique features of the building. That of course includes the center dome, which is the largest granite dome in the world.
The one common theme among the speakers was that it's house for the people.
"For those of us who work here, for those of us who serve here, for those who just come to visit. Whether it be to petition, for elected officials to work on official business, to do protest, to do whatever else it is allowed under a great democracy, sometimes we take for granted the beauty and wonder of the structure and important work that's done here," said Gov. Walker.