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By Paul Fehrenbach, November 15, 2014
Little White Schoolhouse Marker
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Brown Deer — Little White Schoolhouse1884-1922
The Little White Schoolhouse was built in 1884 in Old Brown Deer, enlarged in 1900, and used as a school for grades 1-8 until 1922. It was moved in 1972 and restored by the Brown Deer Historical Society with funds donated by the Community. Since . . . — Map (db m78922) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Franklin — 41 Twin Outdoor Theatre
The 41 Twin Outdoor Theatre, the second drive-in built in Wisconsin, occupied this site from July 1, 1948 until September 16, 2001. The 41 Twin was one of a handful of outdoor theaters throughout the United States to make use of a double-sided . . . — Map (db m35836) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greendale — 196 — Boyhood Home of Jeremiah Curtin(1835-1906)
Born in Detroit to Irish immigrant parents, Curtin came to Milwaukee in 1837 to join his mother’s family the Furlongs and settle on a farm in Greenfield. In the 1840’s the Curtins moved into this typically Irish stone house described in Curtin’s . . . — Map (db m34760) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greendale — 460 — Village of Greendale
Greendale was one of three Greenbelt towns constructed during the 1930’s. The main objectives were to demonstrate a planning concept combining the best of country and city living, to provide good housing for low income families, and to create . . . — Map (db m33210) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greendale — 279 — Wisconsin's Lime Industry
Lime production was an important nineteenth century industry in southeastern Wisconsin, primarily because the region’s geology provided abundant Silurian dolomite rock that was easily quarried. High quality lime, used mainly in mortar and plaster, . . . — Map (db m37508) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 1992 NASCAR Champion
Alan Kulwicki was born in Greenfield, WI on Dec. 14, 1954, son of Jerry and Thelma Kulwicki. Alan held an engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Alan started out on the short tracks of Wisconsin, moved up to ASA, then on . . . — Map (db m37506) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 93 — Bodamer Log Cabin
Built in 1832, this was one of Greenfield’s first log cabins. It was dismantled, brought to this site and restored by the Greenfield Historical Society, and dedicated as a museum September 7, 1969. — Map (db m32842) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 524 — Cold Spring Road
Side A In 1836, surveyors working for the U.S. General Land Office measured out the 6x6 mile grid of the future Town of Greenfield. Arterial roads and streets were later built at half-mile intervals following that pattern. In the days before . . . — Map (db m35083) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 341 — Greenfield: The Last Town in Milwaukee County
Following the end of World War II, Milwaukee’s rapid urban development forced the seven rural towns of Milwaukee County into annexation or incorporation. When Greenfield incorporated as a city in 1957, the last of Milwaukee County’s towns . . . — Map (db m34761) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 558 — Historic Root River / Root River Parkway
The Root River system began forming about 20,000 years ago when Wisconsin’s glaciers began to retreat. Starting in eastern New Berlin, it flows through southwest Milwaukee County before entering Lake Michigan at the city of Racine (French for . . . — Map (db m81350) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 448 — Janesville Plank Road
Side A: The Janesville Plank Road was one of 16 privately-owned toll roads authorized by Wisconsin’s Territorial legislature in 1848. The road was specified to follow a 65 mile route from Milwaukee through East Troy to Janesville. Its . . . — Map (db m33355) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — A Village Emerges!A walking tour of — Scholz and Milwaukee Terrace
Two subdivisions, the oldest in the Village, are included in this 2.1 mile tour. The one square block Scholz subdivision at Hwy 100 and Janesville Rd. was recorded in 1904, the year the Rapid Transit train came through Hales Corners. Milwaukee . . . — Map (db m83956) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 1 — Hales Corners – A Crossroads Community
Native Americans were the earliest inhabitants of Hales Corners. In 1833 the Potawatomi, who possessed the land at the time, relinquished their rights in a treaty with the U.S. Government. Settlers soon came. Seneca Hale claimed land here in . . . — Map (db m76039) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 29 — Hales Corners – A Farm Village
Tradition says the first business in Hales Corners dates back to 1834 when a log cabin close to this spot served as a home, a store and an inn. It was later named the Western Hotel. In 1847-48, William Shields owned the land, and on it Simon . . . — Map (db m83955) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 27 — Hales Corners – A Suburb
The arrival in 1903 of the Rapid Transit, an electric train, marked the beginning of the transition of Hales Corners from a farm village to a suburban community. People began to build their homes in the village with the intention of commuting to . . . — Map (db m83954) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 10 — St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery
Saint Mary’s, the oldest church in the area, has a recorded history dating from 1842. At that time Father Patrick O’Kelley was the priest in attendance and a log church had been constructed on the present cemetery site. The second church, a frame . . . — Map (db m76063) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 2 — The German Evangelical Church / Brach’s Animal Hospital
The German Evangelical Church The first Protestant church in hales Corners was founded here in 1888 on land purchased from William Cobb. Services were held in German until that language became unpopular during World War I. The minister at . . . — Map (db m76040) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Hales Corners — 3 — Turn of the Century Business District
Hales Corners grew into a Village after the Civil War. New homes & businesses were established along the Janesville Plank Road, the most important road in the Village. Adam Conrad erected an opera house at this approximate location on the . . . — Map (db m76062) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — "Badger" Bob Johnson
Head Hockey Coach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 15 years (367-175-23). Winning three NCAA Championships in 1973, 1977, 1981. Coached both the Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL. Only coach to win both the NCAA and Stanley . . . — Map (db m96088) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — "Joey" Sangor
He was an outstanding featherweight boxer during the "twenties" when he fought the greatest in his division - Sammy Mandel, "Bud" Taylor, Tony Canzoneri, Tod Morgan, Jimmy McLarnin and Joe Lynch, all World Champions in their day. Born, July 4, 1903, . . . — Map (db m97004) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 63 — A.W. Rich Shoe Co.Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places A.W. Rich Shoe Co. Designed by Robert Messmer & Co. Tour Site 63 1900 — Map (db m75402) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln 1809 – 1865 President, Emancipator, Martyr With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the . . . — Map (db m38434) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Al McGuire
One of the most successful coaches in NCAA basketball history. He led Marquette University to the NCAA National Championship in 1977, 2nd place in 1974, and the NIT Championship in 1970, 2nd place in 1967. National Coach of the Year in 1971 and . . . — Map (db m97101) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Alan Ameche
Known as "The Horse" this crushing full-back starred for Wisconsin from 1951 through 1954, All-Conference and All-American in 1953 and 1954 and Heisman Trophy winner as a senior. A Baltimore Colt standout in the N.F.L. from 1955 through 1960. Born, . . . — Map (db m97012) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Alan Kulwicki
Winner of 1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Championship. Kulwicki's NASCAR Winston Cup totals include: 207 races, 5 victories, and 75 top-10 finishes. Dreams, dedication, and hard work comprised Alan's formula for success both on and off the race track. . . . — Map (db m96322) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Albert "AB" Nicholas
Albert "AB" Nicholas played basketball for the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1949-52 completing his career as the highest scoring guard in Wisconsin history. He was two-time All-Big Ten Conference First Team, an All-American Second Team pick . . . — Map (db m97155) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — All Saints Episcopal Cathedral Complex
Comprising the Cathedral (1868-69), former Guild Hall – Cathedral Institute (1891), former Bishop’s House (1902-03), and landscaped grounds. Designated as a Milwaukee landmark in 1974 in recognition of its architectural and historical . . . — Map (db m43011) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Allan H. Selig"Bud" — President of the Milwaukee Brewers 1970-1998 Ninth President of Major League Baseball
Returned Major League Baseball to his hometown in 1970 by founding the Milwaukee Brewers, the winners of the 1982 American League pennant. Selig, UPI's 1978 Executive of the Year, led the Brewers to seven "Organization of the Year" awards as . . . — Map (db m36226) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 53 — American Candy CompanyHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 53
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Charles Crane Tour Site 53 1902 — Map (db m38544) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 57 — American Wholesale Grocery CompanyHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 57
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by William Kozik Tour Site 57 1925 — Map (db m38546) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Andy North
All-American Golfer (1970-71-72). Joined the P.G.A. in 1972. Westchester Classic Champion (1977). U.S. Open Champion (1978 and 1985). World Cup Team Champion (1978). Wisconsin Sportsman of the Year (1978 and 1985). Argentina Open Champion (1980). . . . — Map (db m97154) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Anthony Robert Canadeo
Known as "The Gray Ghost of Gonzaga," he starred for the Packers from 1941-44 and 1946-52. This sterling halfback, in 1949, became the first Packer to gain 1,000 yards in a season. He made All-Pro in 1943 and again in 1949. Born, May 5, 1919, at . . . — Map (db m96350) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Architectural Gems on the Riverfront
The Milwaukee County Historical Society (5 above) was built in 1913 to house the Second Ward Savings Bank. The triangular Beaux Arts limestone building is notable for its arched windows, Ionic columns and carved decorations. Milwaukee City Hall . . . — Map (db m38872) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Arlie M. Mucks
First high school athlete to represent the United States in Olympics - Stockholm, Sweden 1912. Outstanding athlete, U. of Wisconsin, 1913-1917. World Champion, shot and discus. All-American Guard Football, 1914. Born December 10, 1891, at Oshkosh, . . . — Map (db m97014) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Arnie Herber
Experts rated him as one of the most accurate long passers of football history. Quarter-back of the Green Bay Packers from 1932 through 1940. Leading the league in passing in 1932, 1934 and 1936. A member of the 1936 and 1939 title holders. Born . . . — Map (db m97006) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — At the State Fair on these Grounds
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Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — August "Mike" Michalske
He was devastating on attack and super efficient on defense as he earned the title of "The Guard of the Century." As a member of the Green Bay Packers from 1927 through 1936, he was named All-Pro four times and aided his club to three straight World . . . — Map (db m96987) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Automatic Temperature Control System1895 — Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark
Warren S. Johnson (1847-1911) built and patented the first multi-zone temperature control system that could be economically manufactured, installed and maintained. The Johnson Controls pneumatic temperature control system, represented by artifacts . . . — Map (db m38669) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bart Starr
One of the most successful field generals of NFL history he quarterbacked the Packers to five NFL titles and two Super Bowl crowns during his 16 year career - the longest in the team's history. Starr was a four time Pro-Bowl selection. Born, Jan. 9, . . . — Map (db m95960) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 14 — Baumbach BuildingHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Baumbach Building Designed by Eugene R. Liebert First occupant Cohen Bros., Clothiers Tour Site 14 1900 — Map (db m75405) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 372 — Bay View’s Immigrants
From a quiet mid 19th–century farming community to a bustling industrial center along Kinninckinnic Avenue in only twenty years, Bay View’s industrial transformation could not have occurred without the contributions of hundreds of immigrant . . . — Map (db m34803) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 275 — Bay View's Rolling Mill
Near this site in Bay View stood the Milwaukee Iron Company rolling mill, the first major heavy industry in the region and an important producer of iron and steel for the Midwest. The mill, which opened in 1868, transformed ore from Dodge County and . . . — Map (db m75452) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bernard E. "Bernie" Heselton
Won or shared 6 football championships in 10 years at Milwaukee Riverside and copped 6 midwest conference titles in 27 years at Lawrence U. Appleton. To the 17,000 boys he coached his name will always be synonymous with dignity, respect and athletic . . . — Map (db m96121) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n.1948 - 1963
On this site, August 28, 1948 was held the 1st CBI National reunion of World War II veterans who organized the CBIVA

This tablet dedicated May 18, 1963 — Map (db m45070) HM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Birthplace of the American League
The Republican House, a hotel that stood on this site from 1886 to 1961, was the birthplace of baseball’s American League. On the night of March 5, 1900, Milwaukee attorney Henry Killilea, his brother Matt, Connie Mack, Byron (Ban) Johnson, and . . . — Map (db m30351) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion1919 - 1937
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Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 549 — Birthplace of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
On Christmas Day 1847, a group of German-speaking settlers, mostly from Pennsylvania, met and founded the German Evangelical Lutheran and Reformed Church of Granville Township. By June 1849, these settlers had built and dedicated a log church on a . . . — Map (db m68205) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church
West and across the street stood Milwaukee's first landmark, Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church, built by the Italian community. Known as the Little Pink Church, 1904-1967. Blessed Virgin of Pompeii Church, built in 1904 as the first church . . . — Map (db m38477) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bonnie Blair
Most decorated Winter Olympic athlete in U.S. history. The record holder for the most Gold Medals (5) won by an American woman in any Olympic sport. Current world record holder in the 500 and 1000 meter speedskating events. Named Sports . . . — Map (db m97025) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Borchert Field/The Milwaukee Bears Negro National League 1923
Borchert Field Borchert Field, home to Milwaukee professional baseball for over 60 years, was located between W. Burleigh, W. Chambers, N. 7th, and N. 8th Streets. Known originally as Athletic Park when it opened on May 20, 1888, the ballpark . . . — Map (db m35200) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 34 — Bradley & Metcalf Shoe Co.Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Bradley & Metcalf Shoe Co. Designed by W.A. Holbrook Tour Site 34 1894 — Map (db m75379) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Brig. Gen. Rufus King’s Home
Built in 1838, the general’s 2-story wooden house on the northeast corner of Mason and Van Buren lent this intersection the name “King’s Corner.” It was razed in 1915. Rufus King (1814-1876) came to Milwaukee in 1845, was editor of the . . . — Map (db m38787) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 11 — Broadway Produce Co.Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Broadway Produce Co. Designed by A.C. Runzler Tour Site 11 1937 — Map (db m50522) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 311 — Captain Frederick Pabst(1836 – 1904)
Of German birth, Pabst became a ship's captain in the 1850s and moved to Milwaukee in the 1860s. He later joined his father-in-law's brewery (founded 1844), which was renamed the Pabst Brewery in 1889. By the 1890s it was the world's largest lager . . . — Map (db m8306) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Carferry SS MilwaukeeHistoric Shipwreck — Wisconsin’s Maritime Trails
Type: railroad carferry, steel hull Built: 1903, American Shipbuilding Co., Cleveland, Ohio Sank: October 22, 1929 Lives Lost: 40-50 Length: 388’ Beam: 56’ Cargo: train cars (loaded), tubs, mixed freight, 3 automobiles Propulsion: triple . . . — Map (db m42299) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 265 — Carl Frederick ZeidlerJanuary 4, 1908 – November 7, 1942
Milwaukee born and educated, lawyer Carl F. Zeidler became Milwaukee’s 33rd mayor in April, 1940, when he defeated Daniel W. Hoan, Socialist mayor since 1916. In April, 1942, Zeidler left office to enter service as a U.S. Navy Lieutenant (j.g.). On . . . — Map (db m37268) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Carl Marchese
An innovating mechanical specialist who developed the techniques of auto racing to perfection and captured headlines throughout the nation by driving his creations to record breaking performances from 1923 through 1929. Born at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, . . . — Map (db m96187) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 206 — Carl Sandburg Hall
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), poet, balladeer, biographer of Lincoln, soldier in the Spanish-American War, came from Illinois to Wisconsin in December 1907 as a state organizer for the Social-Democratic party in eastern Wisconsin. After marrying . . . — Map (db m32619) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 31 — Cawker BuildingHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Cawker Building First occupant Landauer & Co. Dry Goods & Notions Tour Site 31 1895 — Map (db m75378) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Central Library
Erected in 1898 from the award-winning design of Ferry and Clas. Designated as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee 1969 by Milwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m56307) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Charles "Chuck" Fenske
Big Ten Mile and Half Mile Champion and National Mile Champion representing the University of Wisconsin. Ran to world records in the mile, three-quarter mile, and 1,000 yards in 1939 and 1940. Won the "Mile of the Century" at Princeton in 1939 . . . — Map (db m97003) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Charles Allis House
Designed by A.C. Eschweiler, erected in 1909, and designated in 1972 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m66660) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Charles E. "Buckets" Goldenberg
Selected for the All-Big-Ten and All-Mid-West teams as fullback and guard at the U. of Wisconsin, 1930-32. Named All-Pro 5 times as a guard for the Green Bay Packers from 1933-45, playing with the NFL Champions of 1936, 1939 and 1944. Born April 12, . . . — Map (db m96349) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Charles John Grimm"Jolly Cholly"
One of the most colorful figures of Milwaukee baseball history. Won pennants with the Association Brewers in 1943 and 1951. Manager of the Boston Braves when they moved to Milwaukee in 1953 and smashed all N.L. attendance records. Born, August 25, . . . — Map (db m96188) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 288 — Civil War Camp
Near here a Civil War training camp was built in August 1861. Named Camp Holton, Camp Sigel and finally Camp Reno, its boundaries were Prospect and Bartlett Avenues and Lafayette and Royall Places. Six Wisconsin infantry regiments, almost 7,000 men, . . . — Map (db m37272) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Clarence H. "Pants" Rowland
Manager of the Chicago White Sox, 1915-1918. Led them to the American League Pennant and the World Series Championship in 1917. President of the Milwaukee Brewers, 1919-1920 and the Pacific Coast League, 1944-1954. Born, February 12, 1878, at . . . — Map (db m97013) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 47 — Clemens H. Kalvelage WarehouseHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Clemens H. Kalvelage Warehouse Designed by Carl Ringer Tour Site 47 1911 — Map (db m75382) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 55 — Cohen Brothers Manufacturing Company, ClothiersHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 55
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Charles Crane Tour Site 55 1910 — Map (db m38547) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — College Women's Club
Erected in 1875, restored in 1965, and designated in 1968 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m44347) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Connie Carpenter (Phinney)
Connie Carpenter, a two-time Olympian in two different sports, is one of Wisconsin's most versatile athletes. Shortly before her fifteenth birthday, Carpenter finished seventh in the 1,500-meter speed skating event at the 1972 Winter Olympics. . . . — Map (db m95884) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Court House Square
Donated, in 1837, by Solomon Juneau & Morgan L. Martin, for a public recreation spot. The people of Milwaukee owe a debt of everlasting gratitude to these public-spirited pioneers. — Map (db m73301) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dan Jansen
1994 Olympic Gold Medalist 1000m. Four-time Olympic speed skater in 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1994. First man to break 36-second time barrier and world record holder for 500m. Winner of more than 50 World Cup medals. World Sprint Champion 1988, 1994. . . . — Map (db m97023) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — David J. "Davy" Jones
A fine lead-off batsman and speedy baserunner in the American, National and Federal Leagues, 1901-1918. Teamed with the famous Ty Cobb and the great Sam Crawford in the outfield of the 1907-1908-1909, American League, Champion Detroit Tigers. Born . . . — Map (db m97019) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dianne Holum
Four-time Olympic medal winner in speed skating. Attended the University of Wisconsin while coaching Beth and Eric Heiden to their record achievements. Coached the U.S. Speed Skating Team in the 1976, 1980, and 1984 Olympics. First woman to be . . . — Map (db m96089) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Don Gehrmann
He was selected by the Big Ten as its outstanding miler during the first 50 years of conference championships, 1901-1950. Won more Big Ten titles than any athlete in Wisconsin history. Named the outstanding Athlete in the Nation during the indoor . . . — Map (db m96122) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Don Kindt
Leading scorer in 1943 and 1945 for the University of Wisconsin Madison football team where he played both defensive and offensive positions. Also lettered in track and field at Wisconsin. First draft choice in 1947 by the Chicago Bears and played . . . — Map (db m95936) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dr. Edward Strong Merrill
The greatest athlete in the history of Beloit College. From 1898 through 1902 he compiled fabulous records in baseball, football and track. Ranked with the legendary Jim Thorpe by contemporary coaches. He was born, October 25, 1879, at San . . . — Map (db m97015) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 9 — E.R. Godfrey & Sons Co. Commission HouseHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places E.R. Godfrey & Sons Co. Commission House Tour Site 9 1911 — Map (db m50521) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Earl L. "Curly" Lambeau
A pioneer of the National Football League. Organized and coached the Green Bay Packers from 1919 through 1949. Winning the World Title in 1929, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1939 and 1944 and Western Division Honors in 1938. Born, April 9, 1898, at Green Bay, . . . — Map (db m97188) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Edward Diederichs House"The Lion House"
Designed by the firm of Mygatt and Schmidtner in 1855 for Edward Diederichs, this ante-bellum residence was badly damaged by fire and rebuilt in 1859. In 1895, the structure was enlarged with the addition of a second floor designed by architect . . . — Map (db m54652) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Edward John Konetchy
Led National League first-basemen in fielding for 7 seasons of his Major League career from 1907 through 1921. As a Dodger he set a World Series record of accepting 19 chances on October 7, 1920 and made ten hits in succession in 1919. Born, . . . — Map (db m97191) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 59 — Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting FactoryHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Edward Rohnert Coffee Roasting Factory Designed by Robert Messmer Tour Site 59 1913 — Map (db m75401) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Edwin Lee "Eddie" Mathews
Hit 512 home runs in 16 year career with Boston, Milwaukee, Atlanta and Detroit, smashing 30 or more for 9 consecutive seasons. Played in 10 All-Star games and in the World Series of 1957-1958 as a Brave and with Detroit in 1968. Born, October 13, . . . — Map (db m96189) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Eminent all-around athlete in the "Big-Ten" 1942-1946. Voted "Outstanding Player" 1946 "All-Star" Football Game. Set many National Football League records as end for the Los Angeles "Rams" 1949-1957. Named "Pro Player of the Year" in 1951. Born, . . . — Map (db m97016) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 182 — Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D(1804 – 1880)
Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott was an originator of the idea for a national soldier’s home in Milwaukee. A spirited leader in medicine, business and government, he was state surgeon-general during the Civil War and an ardent advocate for what is now the . . . — Map (db m77415) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Eric Heiden
Five Gold Medal winner at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid (including four Olympic records). 1980 Sullivan Award winner for Outstanding Amateur Athlete in the United States. Only skater to win all three World Speedskating Championships, . . . — Map (db m95920) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Every Building Tells a Story
The adjacent Mitchell and Mackie Buildings were commissioned by local tycoon, Alexander Mitchell. The Mitchell Building (16 above), one of America's finest examples of French Second Empire architecture, was built in 1876 on the site of pioneer . . . — Map (db m38881) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 21 — F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Co.Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Co. Designed by Schnetzky & Son — Map (db m74499) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 103 — Father Marquette's Camp - 1674
Father Jacques Marquette, the French Jesuit missionary who with Sieur Louis Jolliet discovered and first explored the upper Mississippi in 1673, stayed on this site November 23-27, 1674. Marquette, with two French Canadians, Pierre Porteret and . . . — Map (db m30169) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Federal Building - U.S. Courthouse
Designed by W.J. Edbrooke, erected in 1892-99, and designated in 1972 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m43839) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 293 — First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin
St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first African-American church built in Wisconsin, once stood on this site. The property was purchased in 1869, the year the congregation was organized. Construction on the St. Mark A.M.E. church began . . . — Map (db m35201) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — First Court House
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Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 131 — First Milwaukee Cargo Pier
Near here, at the foot of Huron (now Clybourn) Street, the first cargo pier in Milwaukee harbor was built by Horatio Stevens, Richard Owens, Amos Tufts and J.G. Kendall during the winter of 1842-43. The first vessel to dock at North Pier was the . . . — Map (db m31137) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Floating Freight on Liquid Highways
The Menomonee River Valley helped make Milwaukee a center for shipping and trade. From 1870 to 1890, the river was straightened and canals were dredged to aid commerce. Factories built right up to the banks make it easy to load and unload cargo . . . — Map (db m84983) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Frank A. Parker
Won the National Boys Tennis Championship in 1931, the National Junior Title in 1932 and the National Singles in 1944-1945. Played on five Davis Cup teams. National Clay Court Champion five times and French Title holder twice. Born, January 31, 1916 . . . — Map (db m97205) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Fred Beell
He held the middle-weight, light heavy-weight and heavy-weight titles in the "Golden Age" of wrestling, 1896-1919. Dethroned the great Frank Gotch in 1906. Killed by gangsters August 5, 1933, while serving as a police officer. Born, January 17, 1876 . . . — Map (db m96460) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Fred Roethlisberger
Competed on United States Olympic Gymnastic Team in 1968, Mexico City. Member of U.S. Team-Pan American Games, 1987. Competed in World Games in Dortmund, Germany in 1966. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Most Valuable Athlete, Athlete of the Year, . . . — Map (db m95896) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 16 — Fred Vogel Jr. BuildingHistoric Third Ward
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Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 30 — Friend & Marks Co., ClothiersHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Friend & Marks Co., Clothiers Designed by Buemming & Dick Tour Site 30 1906 — Map (db m75388) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 58 — G. Patek WarehouseHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places G. Patek Warehouse Designed by A.C. Eschweiler First Occupant Columbia Knitting Co. Tour Site 58 1904 — Map (db m75400) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Garden Homes
The first municipally-supported housing project in the United States, developed in 1921-23, and designated as a Milwaukee landmark in 1974 in recognition of its historical and architectural significance. — Map (db m70601) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 221 — General Mitchell Field
On October 29, 1926, Milwaukee County purchased the flying field which Thomas Hamilton had established in 1920 on East Layton Avenue in connection with his propeller business. Northwest Airways inaugurated scheduled passenger service here on July 5, . . . — Map (db m38870) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — George Washington1732-1932
The people of Milwaukee have planted these trees, living memorials, as a tribute of affection and gratitude to George Washington The Father of Our Country Heroic General - Patriotic Statesman Virtuous Sage The fruit of his labors . . . — Map (db m73864) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 27 — George Ziegler & Co. Candy ManufacturersHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places George Ziegler & Co. Candy Manufacturers Designed by H.D. Schnetzky Tour Site 27 1890 — Map (db m75391) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Gertie
On September 25, 1997 Eppstein Uhen Architects-Milwaukee, presented this replica of "Gertie" to the City of Milwaukee, in appreciation of their 90 year partnership. Gertie is the mallard that captivated the City and the Nation in 1945. . . . — Map (db m38656) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 256 — Golda Meir1898-1978
The UWM Library is named for Golda Meir. Born Goldie Mabowehz in the Ukraine, she migrated to Milwaukee in 1906, was educated at Fourth Street School, North Division High School, and in present Mitchell Hall of Milwaukee Normal School (1916-17). She . . . — Map (db m32664) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Golda Meir 1898 - 1978Prime Minister of Israel 1969 -1974
Golda Meir was a student in this school

It was here that she learned the values she carried with her through her life

Golda taught us all the importance of having a vision of what our lives can be

May the teachers and the students . . . — Map (db m45199) HM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 22 — Goll & Frank Co. Notions and Dry GoodsHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Goll & Frank Co. Notions & dry goods Designed by Ferry & Clas 1896 — Map (db m75392) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 4 — Goodyear Tire & Rubber CompanyHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Tour Site 4 1915 — Map (db m50063) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Green Bay Road
Green Bay Road —— Pioneer Road Chicago to Green Bay —— Established by the Federal Government 1832 Wis. Society of Chicago Map (db m66621) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 60 — Hambach Store and ResidenceHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Hambach Store & Residence Designed by Carl Etzel Tour Site 60 1895 — Map (db m75399) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 45 — Hansen Storage Co. Warehouse #2Historic Third Ward
This propertyy has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Hansen Storage Co. Warehouse #2 Architect Unknown Tour Site 45 c. 1904 — Map (db m74764) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Harlan B. "Biddy" Rogers
He starred in football, baseball and basketball at Wisconsin, 1905-1909. Winner of nine "W" letters in these major sports. An ideal team leader, he captained the varsity in basketball, 1907-1908 and in football in 1908. Born, December 9, 1886 at . . . — Map (db m97021) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Harold E. "Bud" Foster
Elected to the 1930 All-American Basketball Team and voted All-Conference Honors in 1929 and 1930 while performing at center for the Wisconsin Badgers. Coached the Badgers to a share of the Big-Ten Title in 1935 and won top honors in 1941 and 1947, . . . — Map (db m97002) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Harvey Kuenn
"First manager to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to the World Series Championships in 1982. Spent 15 years in the major leagues with a lifetime batting average of .303. Named to the American League All Star Team six times. 1953 American League Rookie of . . . — Map (db m95937) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Haymarket Square History
You wouldn't know it now, but this part of Milwaukee was one of the city's most populated neighborhoods in the late 1800s and early 1900s. A vast public market here drew people from all over town. Although the haymarket has faded away, its legacy . . . — Map (db m95829) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Henry "Hank" Aaron
Currently holds Major League Baseball's homerun record of 755. Elected into Major League's Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. Played 23 years in the major leagues with a lifetime batting average of .305. Lead the Milwaukee Braves to two World Series . . . — Map (db m95953) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Henry Aaron"Hank" — Milwaukee Braves 1954-65 Milwaukee Brewers 1975-76
Baseball's all-time home run king with 755 career home runs Major League leader in total bases, extra base hits and runs batted in Began his 23-year career with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 Led the Braves to the World Championship in 1957 . . . — Map (db m36188) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeWest Wisconsin Avenue
In the mid 1800s, many well-known Milwaukeeans built mansions along what is now Wisconsin Avenue. The first, and one of the few remaining, was built by Alexander Mitchell in 1848. Mitchell (1817-1887), reputedly 19th century Wisconsin’s richest man, . . . — Map (db m56378) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeWest Wisconsin Avenue
In 1893, Milwaukee held a national competition to select architects for the city’s first public library and museum (now the Central Library). The prominent local firm Ferry and Clas was chosen. The resulting design reflected an emerging national . . . — Map (db m56379) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeEast Wisconsin Avenue
Between 1870 and 1900, Milwaukee’s economy expanded beyond processing the region’s agricultural products to include large-scale heavy industry. This led to an expansion of established businesses including banking, insurance, commission trading and . . . — Map (db m56397) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeEast Wisconsin Avenue
In this east-of-the-river locale then known as Juneautown, the first stage of development transformed a wilderness into a village—in less that a decade. The area was still swampy, rugged forest in the early 1830s. Solomon Juneau, Milwaukee’s . . . — Map (db m56398) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeEast Wisconsin Avenue
The eastern edge of downtown Milwaukee, the lakeshore itself, was very close to this spot until the early 20th century. If you were standing here before 1917 you would be standing very near the water’s edge. Between 1917 and 1937, Milwaukee filled . . . — Map (db m56832) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeEast Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee was a large city in 1859, but large is relative. With 45,000 residents, pigs still roamed the city’s gravel streets. Most of downtown was residential, with the business district clustered at Wisconsin Avenue and the Milwaukee River. But . . . — Map (db m58166) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeNorth Plankinton Avenue
Picture Milwaukee in 1835. Potawatomi and Menomonee tribal lands had been ceded by treaty to the federal government in 1831 and 1833, and the land made available for sale. By 1835 there were 125 hardy settlers living in log cabins and claim shanties . . . — Map (db m58168) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic MilwaukeeEast Wisconsin Avenue
In the early 1800s, a young French Canadian named Solomon Juneau came to work in Milwaukee and met and married his boss’s daughter, Josette Vieau, who was of French and Menominee ancestry. The couple built a cabin for their family on the northwest . . . — Map (db m58169) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Historic Site in Journalism
Solomon Juneau founded the Milwaukee Sentinel in 1837. A fur trader and the founder of Milwaukee, Juneau was also the city's first mayor. In 1987, the Sentinel marked its 150th Anniversary and the 25th Anniversary of its operation by Journal . . . — Map (db m95809) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 18 — Hoffmann & Sons Co. GrocersHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Hoffman & Sons Co. Grocers Designed by Ferry and Clas Tour Site 18 1906 — Map (db m75394) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Holy Trinity - Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Erected in 1849 and designated in 1970 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m76611) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Immanuel Presbyterian Church
Erected in 1873 and designated in 1969 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m42572) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League
[Front of Marker:] In 1900, the American League was born in a Milwaukee hotel named the Republican House. The following year, during the 1901 inaugural season, the Milwaukee Brewers were one of eight teams to participate in Major League . . . — Map (db m36223) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — In Honor of the Men and Women of the 25th Ward1941 - 1945
In Honor of the Men and Women of the 25th Ward who served their country in World War II Dedicated May 26th 1946 A.D. — Map (db m45196) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — In memory of Franklin Van ValkenburghCaptain U.S.N.
Killed while commanding his ship U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor T.H. December 7, 1941 — Map (db m70912) WM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Indian Village Site
This spot, in 1833, was the site of an Indian village under the Potawatomi chief Kenozhoym, or “Lake Pickerel.” The village was located near a clear spring, at the foot of a steep bluff, atop which were more wigwams and an Indian . . . — Map (db m56265) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 43 — Invention of the Typewriter
At 318 State Street, approximately 300 feet northeast of here, C. Latham Sholes perfected the first practical typewriter in September, 1869. Here he worked during the summer with Carlos Glidden, Samuel W. Soule, & Matthias Schwalbach in the machine . . . — Map (db m31124) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Iron Block
Designed by George H. Johnson, erected in 1860-61, and designated in 1973 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community and the nation. — Map (db m66661) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Ivan B. Williamson
Resourceful and imaginative as a firm leader in re-establishing Badger football fortunes on a solid foundation during his 7 year coaching reign, 1949-1955, and instituting a well-ordered sound program as athletic director, 1955-1969. Born, February . . . — Map (db m96328) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jacques Vieau, in 1795
On this site the first permanent fur trader Jacques Vieau, in 1795 built his cabin, the first house in Milwaukee Here also was the crossing of the Green Bay–Chicago Trail This tablet was erected under the auspices of the Old . . . — Map (db m53335) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jane and Lloyd Pettit
Patrons of Wisconsin sports, constructed the Bradley Center and contributed it to the people of Wisconsin. Provided the crucial contribution for construction of the Pettit National Ice Center and financed the Greater Milwaukee Open PGA Golf . . . — Map (db m97008) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jason Downer House
Designed by Edward Townsend Mix, erected in 1874 for Judge Jason Downer, and designated in 1974 as a Milwaukee landmark in recognition of its historical and architectural significance to the community. — Map (db m43840) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jerry Kramer
Spent 11 years in the National Football League, all with the Green Bay Packers. He was on five NFL Championship teams, including two consecutive Super Bowl Championship teams. 5-time All-Pro right guard. In 1963, he ranked fourth in NFL scoring with . . . — Map (db m96323) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 10 — Jewett & Sherman Co. Merchant MillHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Tour Site 10 1875 — Map (db m74171) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — John M. Sisk
The "Big Train" was an All-American Halfback and track star at Marquette University, 1929-1932. A halfback of the Chicago Bears, Division Champions of the National Football League, 1932-1934 and World Champions, 1932-1933. Born, December 11, 1906 at . . . — Map (db m96982) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — John Powless
Born in Flora, IL in 1932, Powless played on the Flora High School basketball, tennis and football teams, and earned All-American status in tennis at Murray State University, where he also was a highly regarded basketball player. Powless studied . . . — Map (db m97186) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jon McGlocklin
First Milwaukee Bucks player to appear in a National Basketball Association All-Star Game. His no. 14 was retired in 1976 after he spent eight years with the team. Member of 1971 NBA World Championship Team. Radio and television color analyst for . . . — Map (db m97009) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Joseph "Unser Choe" Hauser
This colorful first-baseman walloped 63 home runs for Baltimore of the International League in 1930, and 69 for Minneapolis of the American Association in 1933, to merit the title of "Home Run King of the Minors." Born January 12, 1899, at . . . — Map (db m97010) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Joseph J. Krueger
He conceived and developed Wisconsin's Athletic Hall of Fame and secured legislative approval in 1951. His dedicated efforts transformed the vast emptiness of this lobby into the impressive library of bronze, which it is today. Depicting outstanding . . . — Map (db m96120) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Judith Sweet
A Milwaukee, WI native, Judith Sweet graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969 majoring in physical education and mathematics. After earning two masters degrees, Sweet began her career as a teacher and coach at Newcomb College and . . . — Map (db m97184) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 12 — Kalvelage Wholesale Commission HouseHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Carl Ringer & Son Tour Site 12 c. 1909 — Map (db m74173) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 32 — Keenan BuildingHistoric Third Ward
. . . — Map (db m75386) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Kenneth "Ken" Keltner
Star third-baseman of the Cleveland Indians from 1938 through 1949, World Champions of 1948. Member of the American League All-Star Team on 8 occasions. Led league in double play participation 5 times, in assists 4 times and in putouts once. Born . . . — Map (db m96989) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 333 — Kilbourntown
In this vicinity, Kilbourntown, one of the three original Milwaukee settlements, was founded by surveyor and land speculator Byron Kilbourn in 1835. Kilbourntown’s first residents were entrepreneurs from the East. In 1839, a small group of German . . . — Map (db m37262) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Kilbourntown House
Built about 1844 by Benjamin Church, a pioneer carpenter and builder, in the Kilbourntown section of early Milwaukee. With its clean lines and fluted Doric columns, the house is an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture. Its construction . . . — Map (db m47857) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — La Vern "Lavvie" Dilweg
A three sports star at Marquette U. from 1922 through 1925. Considered the finest end in Marquette football history. A Green Bay Packer luminary from 1927 through 1934, he starred on the Championship teams of 1929 through 1931. Born, November 1, . . . — Map (db m97011) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Lake Park
Lake Park Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted 1892-1895 Added to the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1993 — Map (db m73835) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Lee KempBorn December 24, 1956 in Cleveland, OH
As a world-class competitor and athlete, Lee Kemp is considered by many as the greatest American wrestler as well as an inspirational hero in the history of wrestling. He was a three-time Gold Medalist in the World Championships and held the . . . — Map (db m97180) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m38459) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Lisle "Liz" Blackbourn
Idolized coach of several generations of high school, university and professional football stars while at Washington High 1925-47, Wisconsin U. 1948, Marquette U. 1950-53 and 1959-60. Head coach of the Green Bay Packers, 1954-57. Born at Beetown, . . . — Map (db m96237) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 411 — Mabel Wanda Raimey1898 - 1986
Mabel Raimey was the first African-American woman attorney in Wisconsin and the first to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1918). She attended Marquette University Law School and was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1927. An . . . — Map (db m95799) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 254 — MacArthur Square
MacArthur Square was designated on September 17, 1945 to honor General of the Army Douglas MacArthur for his leadership of Allied forces in the Pacific during World War II. MacArthur, his father General Arthur MacArthur, and his grandfather Judge . . . — Map (db m32194) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Major General W. "Fritz" Breidster
First man to captain the football, swimming and water polo teams at West Point. An All-American Guard in '21 and '22. Captained the undefeated Army team on 1922 and first captain of his graduating class of 1923. Born at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June . . . — Map (db m96185) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 41 — Marine Terminal BuildingHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Marine Terminal Building Designed by Albert Hecht Tour Site 41 1917-18 — Map (db m75380) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Marlin M. "Pat" Harder
All-American fullback at U. of Wisconsin in 1942. Most Valuable Player - All-Star Game of 1943. Member of NFL Champion Chicago Cardinals of 1947, featuring the "Dream Backfield" of Harder, Trippi, Christman and Goldberg. Became an outstanding NFL . . . — Map (db m96326) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Matthew Keenan House
This Italianate double house was erected in 1860 for Matthew Keenan, prominent businessman and civic leader, and was designated as a Milwaukee Landmark in 1974 in recognition of its historical and architectural significance to the community. — Map (db m54651) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Menomonee Valley Campsites
From this point due westward the first white settlers found a succession of Indian campsites. These camps were located near natural springs in the heavily wooded area north of the Waukesha Indian Trail. — Map (db m93690) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 19 — Mercantile BuildingHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Mercantile Building Built by Original Owner Alfred Uihlein Tour Site 19 1908 — Map (db m75395) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 354 — Merrill Park
In 1879, Sherburn S. Merrill, the General Manager of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, purchased almost half a square mile in the Menomonee Valley to construct a massive railroad shop complex. By the early 1880s, the railroad company . . . — Map (db m34802) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee County War Memorial
Dedicated on November 11, 1957, to forever honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces to protect and preserve our freedom, especially those who gave their lives. [Inside the building] Milwaukee County War . . . — Map (db m38431) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 36 — Milwaukee Fire Department Engine House #15Historic Third Ward Walking Tour Site 36
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Charles E. Malig Tour Site 36 1915 — Map (db m38509) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 51 — Milwaukee Fire Dept. Engine Co. #10Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Milwaukee Fire Dept. Engine Co. #10 Architect unknown Tour Site 51 1893 — Map (db m74611) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 234 — Milwaukee Interurban Terminal1905 - 1951
The Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company opened its terminal here in 1905. The first car entered this building January 1, 1905. The first floor was the terminal area, with two waiting rooms and thirteen car tracks; it was then the . . . — Map (db m80529) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee News Bldg. & Milwaukee Abstract Assn. Bldg.222 East Mason Street
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places March 1, 1982 The State Historical Society of Wisconsin In Association with the U.S. Department of Interior — Map (db m58170) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee River Flushing Pump1888 — National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark
This pump, designed by Edwin Reynolds (1831-1909) and built by the Edward P. Allis Company, is the major component of one of the earliest water-pollution control systems. It was capable of pumping more than a half billion gallons of water a day, the . . . — Map (db m56904) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee Road Shops
From 1879 to 1985, this was the location of the Milwaukee Road Shops. The enormous complex made rail cars and locomotives for the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. The Shops included carpentry, metal forging, machine assembly, . . . — Map (db m84978) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 39 — Milwaukee Terminal BuildingHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 39
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Herman Esser Tour Site 39 c.1920 — Map (db m38527) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 147 — Milwaukee-Downer College
On September 14, 1848, Mrs. William L. Parsons, the wife of a Congregational minister, opened the Milwaukee Female Seminary at the corner of Milwaukee and East Wells. Three years later it was chartered by the Legislature, thus placing Wisconsin in . . . — Map (db m32667) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee-Downer College Buildings
This set of four buildings, including Merrill, Johnston, and Holton Halls and Greene Memorial Library, designed by A. C. Eschweiler and erected in 1897–1905, was designated as a Milwaukee Landmark in 1973 in recognition of its architectural . . . — Map (db m59605) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee's Bridge War
The three original founders of Milwaukee each led separate settlements, with the Milwaukee River serving as the key border between them. Solomon Juneau's Juneautown was on the east, Byron Kilbourn's Kilbourntown on the west and George Walker's . . . — Map (db m38819) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock
Milwaukee's Last Operating Tower Clock at South 16th and West Washington Streets donated to the Milwaukee Public Museum by Thomas Bliffert and re-erected on 4 October 1972 — Map (db m44592) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Milwaukee's Miraculous Mallard
In the spring of 1945, the image of a mallard duck named Gertie nesting atop a rotting oak piling in downtown Milwaukee helped cheer a weary nation during the final days of World War II. The Milwaukee Journal published 37 stories about Gertie . . . — Map (db m38839) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Mitchell Building
The first house on this corner was Solomon Juneau's residence, built in -1835. The Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Co. and its successor, the Marine National Bank occupied this site from -1846-to-1930. The present building was erected in -1876 . . . — Map (db m38589) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Mitchell Park
Five acres of the park were donated to the public by former United States Senator John L. Mitchell, a native and public spirited citizen of Milwaukee. — Map (db m53336) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 56 — Monarch Manufacturing Co., ClothiersHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 56
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Martin Tullgren & Sons Tour Site 56 1917 — Map (db m38567) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 52 — Mrs. Isabella Ryder BuildingHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Mrs. Isabella Ryder Building Designed by Schnetzky & Liebert First Occupant Milwaukee Mirror & Art Glass Works Tour Site 52 1893 — Map (db m74610) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 17 — National Distilling Co.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places National Distilling Co. Designed by Crane & Barthausen Tour Site 17 1893 — Map (db m75397) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — National Historic Mechanical Engineering LandmarkOneida Street Power Plant
This facility, formerly known as the Oneida Street Power Plant, served from 1918-1920 as the pilot plant in the United States for the development and use of finely-pulverized-coal firing in the boilers of steam-electric power plants. The results of . . . — Map (db m93662) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
The National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was established by Congressional legislation and approved by President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865. Its purpose was "...to care for him who shall have borne the battle..." as stated in . . . — Map (db m77416) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 287 — National Soldiers Home
The Wisconsin Soldiers’ Home Association was formed in 1864 by a coalition of women’s charitable organizations led by Lydia Hewitt, Hannah Vedder, and Mrs. E. L. Buttrick of Milwaukee. The Association raised funds to endow a hospital where sick and . . . — Map (db m95766) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Nearly a Century of Planning
Early in the 20th century, architect Alfred C. Clas imagined the riverfront as a European-style destination for recreation and a source of beauty at the heart of downtown. In 1914, Clas, a proponent of the "City Beautiful" movement to improve . . . — Map (db m38863) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 535 — North Point Light Station
The North Point Light Station has a long history of guiding mariners to Milwaukee. Its location was chosen to mark the north point of Milwaukee Bay. Erected in 1887 and first lit in 1888, the 39-foot octagonal cast-iron tower replaced an 1855 . . . — Map (db m48408) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 214 — North Point Lighthouse
Milwaukee’s first lighthouse was erected in 1837 on a 56 foot bluff at the east end of Wisconsin Ave. It was replaced in 1855 by a 28 foot tower 100 feet east of the present location. Erosion forced the rebuilding in the 1870’s and relocation . . . — Map (db m34766) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Northwestern National Insurance Company
Erected in 1906 and designated in 1970 as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee by the Milwaukee Landmarks Commission in recognition of its architectural and historical significance to the community. — Map (db m56578) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 8 — O.C. Hansen Glove and Mitten Mfg. Co.Historic Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places O.C. Hansen Glove and Mitten Mfg. Co. Designed by Ferry and Clas Tour Site 8 1911 — Map (db m50520) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 48 — O.R. Pieper Co. GrocersHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places O.R. Pieper Co., Grocers Designed by Ringer & Son Tour Site 48 1907 — Map (db m75384) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 201 — Old North Point Water Tower
The 1871 Wisconsin legislature authorized the City of Milwaukee to finance and build a public water system. By 1873 the Board of Water Commissioners had constructed the old North Point Pumping Station below the bluff with intake from Lake Michigan, . . . — Map (db m34765) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Old St. Mary's Church
Here have I stood these hundred years Asking the busy passer-by Whether he carries - even as I - Christ in his heart Centennial of Old Saint Mary's 1946 --------- Erected in 1846 and designated in 1970 as a Landmark of the City of . . . — Map (db m38617) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 57 — Oneida Street StationT.M.E.R. & L. Co. — (Now Wisconsin Electric Power Co.)
In this station pulverized coal was first successfully burned continuously and at high efficiencies in furnaces of stationary steam boilers November 11-15, 1919. This radical departure from conventional firing methods of the period was vigorously . . . — Map (db m80527) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Oscar Palmer Robertson"Big O"
Three-time Player of the Year and three-time All American at the University of Cincinnati. Co-captain of the 1960 Gold-Medal-winning United States Olympic Champions. Played 14 years with the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks of the National . . . — Map (db m97026) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 7 — Otto Kuehn Leaf Tobacco WarehouseHistoric Third Ward
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Otto Kuehn Leaf Tobacco Warehouse Tour Site 7 1907 — Map (db m50065) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Pabst Brewery
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Building 10 Boiler House 1891 — Map (db m76610) HM

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