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By Devon Polzar, July 10, 2016
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
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 — "Stormin" Gorman Thomas
Was a spectacular home run slugger, premier outfielder and one of the most popular Milwaukee Brewers ever. A gifted athlete, he earned 14 individual letters in high school while playing football, baseball, basketball and track. He was the #1 draft . . . — Map (db m99487) 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 — Adrian C. "Addie" Joss
Won 160 games and lost 96 pitching for the Cleveland A.L. team from 1902 through 1910. Hurled a perfect no-hitter against Chicago, October 2, 1908, and a no-hitter against the same club, April 20, 1910, winning both by 1 to 0 scores. Born, April 12, . . . — Map (db m99565) 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. "Bud" Selig
Allan H. "Bud" Selig was elected the ninth Commissioner of Baseball on July 9, 1998. He was named acting commissioner on September 9, 1992 following the resignation of Commissioner Fay Vincent. Selig served a dual role as President of the Milwaukee . . . — Map (db m99578) 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 — Aloysius H. "Al" Simmons
A great Major League outfielder from 1924 through 1944. Compiled a .334 batting average in 2215 games. With the Athletics he won the League's Most Valuable Player Award in 1929 and the Batting Championships of 1930 and 1931. Born, May 22, 1903, at . . . — Map (db m99486) 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 — Archie Hahn
Big-Ten Spring Champion 1901-1904 and National Champion 1904-1906. Won the 60-100-and 200 meter sprints in 1904 Olympic Games at St. Louis and the only sprint race of the 1906 Olympics at Athens, Greece. Born, Dodgeville, Wisconsin, September 13, . . . — Map (db m98561) 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 — Barry Alvarez
A native of Pittsburgh, PA and a former linebacker at the University of Nebraska, Alvarez rose through the high school and collegiate coaching ranks, making stops at Iowa and Notre Dame, before taking over the Badger football program in 1990. He . . . — Map (db m98664) 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 — Beth Heiden
Born September 27, 1959 (Madison, WI) as a competitor in speed skating, cycling, track and cross-country skiing, Heiden is among the most prolific women athletes in U.S. history. As a speed skater, she stands as the most successful U.S. women's . . . — Map (db m99157) 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 — Bob Harlan
Born in Des Moines, IA, Harlan graduated from Marquette University in 1958 with a journalism degree. He became Marquette's sports information director in 1959. He worked in the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team's front office before becoming the . . . — Map (db m98568) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bob UeckerVoice of the Milwaukee Brewers
With all his fame and fortune, what endears Bob Uecker to his fans is that Milwaukee will always be his home. Affectionately known as "Mr. Baseball," Bob has spent more than 40 years in the major leagues - six years as a big league catcher for the . . . — Map (db m99155) 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 — Burleigh Arland Grimes
Colorful Major League pitcher from 1916 through 1934. Winning 270 while losing 212. Hurled a 3 to 0 win over Cleveland in 1920 World Series and twice defeated the Athletics for the Classic winning Cardinals of 1931. Born, August 18, 1893, at Clear . . . — Map (db m99474) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Byron KilbournBorn Sept. 8 1801 Granby. Ct. — Died Dec. 16, 1870 Jacksonville. Fl.

(Front) Founded Milwaukee - Kilbourntown Kilbourn City - Wisconsin Dells City of West Bend. Wi.

Kilbourn Lodge 3 F. & A. M.

(Back) In 1998 Historic Milwaukee Inc., brought Byron Kilbourn back to the city. With . . . — Map (db m98494) 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 — Cecil Cooper
Born December 20, 1949 in Brenham, TX, Copper was selected by Boston in the 1968 draft and made his Major League debut with the Red Sox in 1971. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers prior to the 1977 season. A five-time All-Star with the Brewers, . . . — Map (db m98811) 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" Daw
World Challenge Match Champion 1927-1929. Member of Heil Team, National Match Title holders, 1934-1938, and International Three-Man and Five-Man Champions of 1936. Winner of 3 ABO Championship Titles, team and doubles of 1923 and doubles of 1932. . . . — Map (db m99571) 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 A. "Kid" Nichols
Won 360 and lost 202 games as a pitcher for Boston, St. Louis and Philadelphia N.L. teams, 1890-1906. Won 30 or more games for seven consecutive years, 1891-1897 and 20 or more for ten consecutive seasons, 1890-1899. Born, September 14, 1869, at . . . — Map (db m99569) 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 E. "Gus" Dorais
Brilliant Notre Dame quarter-back from 1910 through 1913. Captain in 1912. The combination of Dorais to Knute Rockne "passed themselves to fame" in the stunning upset of 1913 when Notre Dame defeated the Army at West Point - 35 to 13. Born, July 2, . . . — Map (db m98809) 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 — Christian "Chris" Steinmetz
The "Father of Wisconsin Basketball" and founder of the Milwaukee "W" Club. He starred on the Badger basketball teams of 1902 through 1905. Set many records for points per game and season in the year 1904-1905 which are still unbroken. Born, June . . . — Map (db m98797) 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. "Ginger" Beaumont
A great center-fielder for Pittsburgh, Boston and Chicago N.L. teams, 1899 through 1910. 1902 Batting Champion with .357. Led league with most hits in 1902-1903-1904-1907. First batter of modern World Series history. Born, July 23, 1876, at . . . — Map (db m99575) 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 — Conrad M. Jennings
A "Man of Friendships" he developed a program of prominence and prestige as athletic director at Marquette University from 1926 through 1956. As track coach from 1922 through 1948 he saw his stars compete around the world. Born Jennings Kansas, . . . — Map (db m98742) 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 — David N. "Dave" Schreiner
Born, March 5, 1920, at Lancaster, Wisconsin. He died fighting as a Marine Lieutenant on Okinawa, June 21, 1945. One of the greatest ends of Big Ten history while playing for the Badgers on the 1940-1941-1942 teams. Voted Most Valuable Player and . . . — Map (db m99563) 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 — Dick Bennett
Born April 20, 1943 in Pittsburgh, PA, Bennett began his collegiate coaching career at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point where he won 173 games. He was named NAIA Coach of the Year after leading the Pointers to a 28-4 record and National . . . — Map (db m98812) 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 — Donald "Don" Hutson
This All-Time All-American end was born at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, January 31, 1913. Starred at Alabama University, 1932-1934. He began his great eleven year career with the Green Bay Packers in 1935 and won recognition as the greatest pass receiver . . . — Map (db m99567) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dr. Alvin C. Kraenzlein
Winner of four events in the Olympic Games of 1900 held at Paris, France. He was the first to accomplish this feat. He won the 60 meter dash-the 110 meter high hurdles-the 200 meter low hurdles and the running broad jump. He was born at Milwaukee, . . . — Map (db m99481) 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 — Dr. Silas J. Sawyer and Jennie E. Sawyer

Pioneers in Christian Science. Healers, Readers, Teachers and Lecturer.

Founders of First Church of Christ, Scientist in Milwaukee. — Map (db m98599) HM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dr. Walter E. Meanwell
One of the greatest coaches in basketball history and one of the most colorful. At the University of Wisconsin his teams won eight Big Ten Championships between 1912 and 1934. His dazzling short pass-and-block system revolutionized the game. He was . . . — Map (db m99470) 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 Gillespie
Legendary sports broadcaster Earl Gillespie will forever be known as the "Voice of the Milwaukee Braves" even though he was a voice for the entire state's sports product. Gillespie called 11 years of Braves baseball on the radio from 1953-1964. His . . . — Map (db m99583) 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 — Ed "Strangler" Lewis
He was born Robert Friedrich, in 1890, in the town of Port Edwards, now known as Nekoosa, Wisconsin. A great heavy-weight wrestling champion when that sport was highly competitive. He held the title several times, winning it originally in 1910 in a . . . — Map (db m99484) 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 George Ryan1810 - 1880

Chief Justice Supreme Court of Wisconsin 1874 - 1880

To the memory of Edward George Ryan, who, as Chief Justice of Wisconsin, wrought with master hand in upbuilding its system of jurisprudence and added dignity to government . . . — Map (db m98522) 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 — Edward P. "Ned" Allis
Winner of 10 Wisconsin State Amateur Golf Titles and 14 qualifying medals. Runner-up in the Western Amateur in 1913 and winner of the National Collegiate Title for Harvard in 1914. Reached semi-finals of the U.S. Amateur Championships in 1920. Born, . . . — Map (db m98563) 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 — Enrico "Hank" Marino
Named "Bowler of the Half-Century" in 1951. ABC Doubles Champion in 1916. Captain, Heil Team, National Match Title holders, 1934-1938 and International Team Champions in 1936 at Berlin, Germany, where he won the All-Events. Born, November 27, 1890, . . . — Map (db m98675) 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 — Ernest "Ernie" Nevers
This star all-around high school athlete from Superior, Wisconsin, became the "Blond Blizzard" as the full-back for Stanford University and the Chicago Cardinals. Named an All-Time All-American at his position. Born, June 11, 1903, at Willow Grove, . . . — Map (db m99572) 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 — Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans

This is the final resting place for nearly one thousand men who fought for the Union in the Civil War, the most in any private cemetery in Wisconsin. Represented are dozens of Wisconsin volunteer units and those from at least 25 other states . . . — Map (db m98598) HM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Forest Home Soldiers' Lot

Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War (1861-1865). As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. This propelled the . . . — Map (db m98502) HM WM

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 — Frank J. Murray
Head football coach at Marquette University, 1922-1936 and 1946-1949. Head basketball coach, 1921-1929. His Elevens of 1922-1923-1930 were undefeated. An early exponent of spread formations and flanker plays. Born, February 12, 1885, at Medford, . . . — Map (db m98560) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Frank N. Fox1842 - 1925

When the Civil War broke out in 1861, enlisted in the 24th Reg. Wis. Vol. Inf. Participated in all the battles in which his regiment was engaged.

Was wounded at the Battle of Chic[k]amauga Ga. Sept. 19. 1863.

Again sever[e]ly wounded at . . . — Map (db m98611) WM

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
. . . — Map (db m75393) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Frederick "Fuzzy" Thurston
Born December 29, 1933 (Altoona, WI) as a guard, Fred "Fuzzy" Thurston left an indelible mark of success upon his 10-year NFL career. In his 1958 rookie season with the Baltimore Colts, Thurston helped the Colts to win the first sudden death NFL . . . — Map (db m99492) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Frederick C. Miller
Born January 26, 1906 in Milwaukee, WI, died December 17, 1954 in Milwaukee, WI. A Milwaukee native, Miller was a lineman for Knute Rockne's Notre Dame football team from 1926-1928 and earned All-American honors in 1927 and again in 1928. He . . . — Map (db m98567) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Frederick William Luderus
Born, September 12, 1885, at Milwaukee Wisconsin. With the Chicago Cubs in 1910 and the Philadelphia Phillies from 1911 through 1920. Captain and stellar first-baseman of the 1915 National League Champions. He hit .438 against the Boston Red Sox in . . . — Map (db m98798) HM
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 F. McBride
Brilliant defensive short-stop of the Washington Senators from 1908 through 1920 - captain from 1910 through 1920 and non-playing manager in 1921. With Milwaukee, A.L. in 1901 - Pittsburgh and St. Louis, N.L. in 1905-1906. Born, November 21, 1880, . . . — Map (db m99479) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — George Poage1880-1962
Graduate of the University of Wisconsin (1903). First black athlete to compete in the Olympic Games. First black athlete to medal in the Olympics, 1904 Olympic bronze medallist (200- and 400-meter hurdles). La Crosse native. Inducted - 1998 — Map (db m98666) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — George Thompson
George Thompson is the career-scoring leader in basketball at Marquette University with 1,773 points. During his three seasons with Marquette from 1966-1969, Thompson led the warriors to a 68-20 record and was named All American in 1968 and 1969. . . . — Map (db m99559) 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 — Guy M. Sundt
His inspiring career as an athlete, coach and athletic director at the University of Wisconsin from 1918 through 1955, will remain indelibly impressed upon all who came within his respective spheres of brilliant leadership. Born, February 18, 1898, . . . — Map (db m98674) 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 — Harry "Buddy" Melges Jr.
Born January 26, 1930 in Elkhorn, WI, Harry "Buddy" Melges, Jr. is recognized as one of the most successful competitive sailors in history with dozens of National and International Championships in many different classes. Melges won an Olympic Gold . . . — Map (db m98670) 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 "Hank" Raymonds
Born March 5, 1924 (St. Louis, MO) Henry C. "Hank" Raymonds served as assistant men's basketball coach at Marquette University under Eddie Hickey and Al McGuire from 1961-1977 and was the program's head coach from 1977-1983. During his tenure as . . . — Map (db m99156) 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 — Howard P. "Cub" Buck
A great tackle at the University of Wisconsin from 1913 through 1915. Captain in his senior year. Received numerous All-American & All-Western nominations. Star lineman of the Green Bay Packers from 1922 through 1925. Born, August 7, 1893, at Eau . . . — Map (db m98810) 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 — Jacob BestMay 1 1786 • Jan. 26, 1861

-1844- Jacob Best Brewing Company Founded

-1889- Name Changed to Pabst Brewing Company

Jacob & Eva Best’s Granddaughter Maria Best Married Captain Frederick Pabst — Map (db m98583) 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 — James Fitzgerald
Few other professional sports leaders have credentials as impressive as Jim Fitzgerald does. With more than 20 years of experience at the helm of National Basketball Association franchises in Milwaukee and the San Francisco Bay Area, Fitzgerald . . . — Map (db m99582) 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 — Janis K. Doleschal
One of the first female high school athletic administrators in the nation, Janis K. Doleschal began her commitment to youth and female sports in 1974 with the Milwaukee Public Schools. In a career spanning four decades as commissioner of sports and . . . — Map (db m99493) 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 — Jim Gantner
Born January 5, 1953 (Fond du Lac, WI) Jim "Gumby" Gantner was drafted in the 12th round of the amateur draft in 1974 by the Milwaukee Brewers. Gantner made his Major League debut on September 3, 1976 and played in 1,801 games for the Brewers from . . . — Map (db m99491) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jim Otto"00"
Center for the Oakland Raiders (1960-74). Named AFL's All-Time Center. Most honored offensive lineman in football. Played in 308 consecutive games, 12 All-Star games, 13 playoff games, six AFL/AFC title games and Super Bowl II. Member of the NFL . . . — Map (db m98667) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor was a five-time Pro Bowl running back during the Green Bay Packers "Glory Years" of the 1960's. Taylor was the first member of the Vince Lombardi Packers to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1976). He rushed for more than . . . — Map (db m99577) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — John Day Buckstaff
The "Skipper Extraordinary" of inland lake yachting & ice boating circles for more than 50 years. Winner of many class "A" championships in each category in addition to many cherished awards like the Internationally Famous Felker-Sawyer-Stuart and . . . — Map (db m98548) 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 Messmer
Stellar athlete at the University of Wisconsin, 1905-1909. Captained teams in football and swimming in 1907 and track in 1908. Won three major "W"s in track, football and baseball, being the first to win nine such awards. Born, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, . . . — Map (db m98558) 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 — John V. "Blood" McNally
The fabulous "Vagabond Halfback" of the Green Bay Packers 1928-1936 and the Pittsburgh Steelers 1937-1939. A fast runner, imaginative signal caller, and spectacular pass catcher, he was named to the All-Pro Backfields of 1930-1931. Born November 27, . . . — Map (db m98547) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — John Walsh
Born August 23, 1912 (Minneapolis, MN), died November 1, 2001 (Madison, WI). John Walsh was one of the country's outstanding amateur boxers, winning the Northwest Golden Gloves Championship in 1932 and 1933. His overall record was 90-3. Named the . . . — Map (db m99416) 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 A. "Red" Dunn
Marquette quarter-back genius, who captained, passed and punted his team to 17 wins and 1 tie, for undefeated seasons in 1922 and 1923. Field general of the Green Bay Packers in their championship years of 1929, 1930 and 1931. Born, June 21, 1901, . . . — Map (db m98799) 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 — Joseph Schlitz

Lost May 7, 1875 — Map (db m98526) 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 — Junior Bridgeman
Junior Bridgeman was one of the Milwaukee Bucks most consistent scorers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He is among the Bucks career leaders in many categories. Bridgeman was one of the premier sixth men in the NBA. He played in a total of 711 . . . — Map (db m99561) 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

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