Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
May 1 1786 • Jan. 26, 1861
Jacob Best Brewing Company
Name Changed to
Pabst Brewing Company
Jacob & Eva Best’s
Granddaughter Maria Best
Married Captain Frederick Pabst
Erected by Forest Home Cemetery and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 43° 0.029′ N, 87° 56.683′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Monument is in Section 8, Block 9, Lots 13 & 14, of Forest Home Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2405 West Forest Home Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mathias Stein (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Silas J. Sawyer and Jennie E. Sawyer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank N. Fox (about 400 feet away); Forest Home Cemetery Civil War Veterans (about 700 feet away); Orville Cadwell (about 700 feet away); In memory of Franklin Van ValkenburghJoseph Schlitz (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward George Ryan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
Also see . . . Jacob Best, Sr. (1786-1861). (Submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.