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Harvesting Ice on Madison's Lakes

Special | 39m 46s

Ann Waidelich, Madison Historian, explains how ice was harvested out of Madison’s lakes in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Waidelich identifies the sites where the harvesting took place and discusses how the ice was stored for later use.

Aired: 01/17/17

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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