“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Golda Meir


Golda Meir Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, July 2, 2010
1. Golda Meir Marker
Inscription.  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 and husband Morris Meyerson settled in Palestine in 1921. There she helped found the Israel Labor Party, held high political and governmental posts, and eventually became Prime Minister (1969-74).
Erected 1979 by University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Alumni Association. (Marker Number 256.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 43° 4.608′ N, 87° 52.84′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from Hartford Avenue, 0.1 miles east of North Maryland Avenue. Marker is located inside the west entrance to the Library. It was moved inside when the building was
Golda Meir Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Fehrenbach, July 2, 2010
2. Golda Meir Marker
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expanded. Editor's Note: Although this marker is inside a building, it meets our editorial standards since it was previously located outside.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee WI 53211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milwaukee-Downer College (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 800 feet away); Milwaukee-Downer College Buildings (about 800 feet away); Carl Sandburg Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lake Park (approx. half a mile away); Lueddemann’s-On-The-River (approx. half a mile away); Prehistoric Burial Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Sauk Trail (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
More about this marker. The library typically does not allow photos taken inside the building, so be sure to ask permission first.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .  Golda Meir Biography. (Submitted on July 10, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 801 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022