Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion
1919 - 1937
First Department Commander
This tablet dedicated August 8, 1937
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 43° 2.239′ N, 87° 54.834′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Michigan Street (U.S. 18) and North 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west on West Michigan Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milwaukee Interurban Terminal (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Frederick Zeidler (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Straus Building (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of China-Burma-India Veterans Ass'n. (about 800 feet away); Historic Milwaukee Wisconsin Soldiers’ Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee's Bridge War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milwaukee's Miraculous Mallard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Additional keywords. American Legion
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.