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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), Fox Point — Fox Point School and Burying Ground
A hewn-log schoolhouse was erected on this site during the winter of 1852-53 by school district no. 9, Township of Milwaukee. The structure was also used as a public meeting house, and for church services by the Reformed Church of Bethlehem, a Dutch . . . — Map (db m125613) 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), Greenfield — Memorial ChurchThe Centennial Historical Museum
The first congregation of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Wisconsin worshipped God here. The Centennial Historical Museum Nearby, built in 1858, replaced the first log church erected in 1844. Dedicated in honor of John Lutz, . . . — Map (db m110107) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Greenfield — 578 — The Land Survey of 1836 / Greenfield’s 1836 Greenery
The Land Survey of 1836 In 1836 US Government land surveyors measured an approximately six-mile square area described as Township 6 North, Range 21 East and divided it into a nearly-uniform grid of 36 one-mile square sections. By 1841 this area . . . — Map (db m136420) 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 — "Mr. Baseball"Bob Uecker — Voice of the Milwaukee Brewers Major League Baseball Player and World-Class Entertainer —
Born and raised in Milwaukee, Bob Uecker became a national celebrity through his work in sports and entertainment.

Uecker will forever be known as the "Voice of the Brewers" with over four decades as lead play-by-play broadcaster for the team. . . . — Map (db m141356) 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 — 1957 World Series Champions
The 1957 season was a magical year for the Milwaukee Braves as they defeated the New York Yankees, four games to three, to deliver the city's first World Series Championship. Pitcher Lew Burdette earned World Series MVP honors with three wins, . . . — Map (db m142138) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — A Changing LandscapeHank Aaron State Trail
Four miles long and a half-mile wide, the Menomonee River Valley was formed by melting glaciers more than 10,000 years ago. A vast marsh extended from Lake Michigan to where you are now standing. Steep wooded bluffs rose 100 feet above both sides of . . . — Map (db m147590) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — A German Heritage
Census data since 1850 back up the claim that Milwaukee is America's most German city. Over time German workers have left their stamp on the riverfront.

On Old World Third Street, German architectural flourishes, such as half-timber buildings . . . — Map (db m136131) 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 — Albert Fred Schoendienst"Red" — Milwaukee Braves, 1957-60 —
A 10-time All-Star, played 19 seasons with the Cardinals, Giants and Milwaukee Braves. The second baseman appeared in 2,216 Major League games, collected 2,449 hits and batted .289 lifetime. Acquired by Milwaukee mid-season in 1957, led the N.L. . . . — Map (db m142196) 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. "Bud" Selig
A Milwaukee icon and the ninth Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Allan H. "Bud" Selig brought baseball back to his hometown after purchasing the Seattle Pilots out of bankruptcy in 1970, and rebranding the club as the Brewers. Led the franchise . . . — Map (db m147870) 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 m147521) 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 — American Indians in the Menomonee Valley — Hank Aaron State Trail —
For more than 12,000 years, the Menomonee Valley was home to American Indian people. The Menomonee Valley, with its abundant plants and wildlife, was attractive to early hunters and gatherers. From about 500 BC to 1200 AD, the native people built . . . — Map (db m141785) 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 — An Outdoor Gallery
One of the liveliest signs of the Milwaukee River's rebirth is RiverSculpture, the ever-changing out-door sculpture gallery that has gradually emerged along the RiverWalk. Although the gallery includes new pieces every year, there are several . . . — Map (db m136130) 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 — Andy PafkoMilwaukee Braves, 1953-1959
Born in Boyceville, Wisconsin. A solid hitting and good defensive outfielder who finished a 17-year Major League career with seven seasons in Milwaukee. Batted .297 with 17 home runs in 1953 as the only Wisconsin native on the Braves roster. . . . — Map (db m142195) 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 — B.J. Surhoff1987 - 1995
The number one overall pick by the Brewers in the 1985 draft, Surhoff played the first nine of his 19 MLB seasons for the club. Splitting most of his time between left field, catcher and third base, Surhoff appeared at every position aside from . . . — Map (db m141028) 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 — Ben Oglivie1978 - 1986
Acquired during the 1977 offseason, Oglivie spent the final nine seasons of his 16-year career with the Brewers. Enjoyed career-best season in 1980, batting .304 with .925 OPS and A.L.-leading 41 home runs, earning the Silver Slugger Award and the . . . — Map (db m140312) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Ben Sheets2001 - 2008
Drafted tenth overall by the Brewers in 1999, Sheets pitched eight seasons in Milwaukee, earning four All-Star selections and winning 10-plus games seven times. Enjoyed best season in 2004 when he finished third in the Majors in strikeouts (264) and . . . — Map (db m141023) 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 — Bill Castro1974 - 1980
Drafted by the Brewers in 1970, Castro spent the first seven seasons of his 10-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Compiled a 2.96 ERA, 44 saves and a .521 winning percentage in 253 games as a Brewer. Finished in the top ten in the American . . . — Map (db m138769) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bill Hall2002 - 2009
A hallmark of the Brewers clubs in the 2000s, the versatile Hall played eight seasons in Milwaukee. From 2000-2009, only Geoff Jenkins appeared in more games and had more hits for the Brewers than Hall. Earned 2006 Brewers Player of the Year . . . — Map (db m147857) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bill Schroeder
Drafted by Milwaukee in the eighth round of the 1979 draft, Schroeder spent six of his eight Major League seasons with the Brewers. The former catcher's best season came in 1987 when he batted a career-best .332 with 14 HR and 42 RBI in 75 games for . . . — Map (db m147871) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bill Travers1974 - 1980
Selected in the sixth round of the 1970 draft, Travers pitched seven of his nine Major League seasons for the Brewers. Posted career-best season in 1976 with 15 wins in 240 innings. His 15 complete games contributed to his sparkling 2.81 ERA - . . . — Map (db m141041) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bill Wegman1985 - 1995
A Brewer from start to finish, Wegman spent his entire 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Enjoyed career-best year in 1991, posting a 15-7 record with seven complete games and 2.84 ERA - third lowest in the American League. That year, Wegman . . . — Map (db m141326) 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 — B'Ne Jeshurun Synagogue
Upon this site stood B'Ne Jeshurun Synagogue The First Jewish Congregation in Milwaukee County Dedicated Sept. 27, 1886 Razed March 1928 Before the Construction of the Milwaukee County Court House Cong. Emanu-El B'Ne Jeshurun - Sept. . . . — Map (db m137033) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bo Ryan
One of the winningest coaches in college basketball history, Bo Ryan spent over 30 years as the head coach for three UW-System Schools: UW-Platteville, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison. At UW-Platteville, Ryan led the school to a 353-76 overall record . . . — Map (db m136825) 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 McClure1977 - 1986
A commanding left-handed pitcher, McClure spent 10 of his 19 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Led the Brewers in saves in both 1978 and 1980, posting a 3.08 ERA in 52 appearances in 1980. Enjoyed his best season as a Brewer in 1982, when he moved . . . — Map (db m140296) 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 — Bob Uecker
"Mr. Baseball." Synonymous with baseball in Milwaukee, Uecker played two of his six Major League seasons in the Brew City but his legacy extends far beyond the field. Known for his humor and quick wit, the Milwaukee native was named radio . . . — Map (db m141043) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bob UeckerMilwaukee Braves, 1962-1963
Enjoyed a six-year Major League career with the first two seasons occurring in his native city of Milwaukee. Batted .250 for the Braves, including a .281 mark at County Stadium. Recognized in Baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown as winner of the . . . — Map (db m142202) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bob Wickman1996 - 2000
The Green Bay, Wisconsin, native and UW-Whitewater alumnus, Wickman spent five of his 15 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Named Brewers Pitcher of the Year in 1998 and 1999, during which time he compiled 62 saves and a 3.62 ERA. On September 21, . . . — Map (db m141328) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Bobby ThomsonMilwaukee Braves, 1954-1957
Perhaps best known for his "shot heard round the world" as a member of the New York Giants. Traded to the Braves prior to the 1954 season, but suffered a sprained ankle in spring training, allowing rookie Hank Aaron to earn a place in the lineup. . . . — Map (db m142199) 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 — Cal Eldred1991 - 1999
The 17th overall pick by the Brewers in 1989, Eldred spent the first nine seasons of his 14-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Found immediate success in 1992 by posting an 11-2 record - including a club record-tying ten straight wins - with a . . . — Map (db m139004) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Calvary Cemetery Civil War Veterans
Consecrated on 1857 by the Most Rev. John Martin Henni, first archbishop of Milwaukee, Calvary Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 300 Union Civil War veterans including two Medal of Honor recipients: Boatswain’s Mate John Breen, USS . . . — Map (db m119965) HM WM
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 — Cecil Cooper1977 - 1987
Acquired from the Red Sox during the 1976 offseason, Cooper spent the final 11 years of his 17-year career with the Brewers. From 1977 to 1985, Cooper was named an All-Star five times, earned three consecutive Silver Slugger Awards and won two Gold . . . — Map (db m138853) 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 — Charlie Moore1973 - 1986
A defensive presence behind the plate and in the outfield, Moore spent 14 of his 15 Major League seasons with the Brewers. Ended career ranked third in Brewers history in games (1,283) and seventh in hits (1,029). Finished among the top five A.L. . . . — Map (db m147860) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Chris Bosio1986 - 1992
A second-round draft pick by the Brewers in 1982, Bosio spent the first seven seasons of his 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee, appearing in 212 games. Breakout season occurred in 1989 when he went 15-0 with at 2.95 ERA - sixth-best in the . . . — Map (db m138749) 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 — Chuck Crim1987 - 1991
In his five seasons with the Brewers, Crim was one of the best set-up men in the majors. Appeared in 332 games and logged 529 innings as a Brewer. His 332 appearances were the most in the majors from 1987 to 1991. His two best seasons came in 1988 . . . — Map (db m138924) 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 — Condenser HouseCity Lights Brewing Co. — 1902-2016 —
Noted architect Alexander Eschweiler designed this building for the Milwaukee Gas Company to house the operations that converted coal to gas. The gas then lit the city lights of Milwaukee. Today, the Condenser House is the home of the laboratory, . . . — Map (db m119377) 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 — Corey Hart2004 - 2012
Selected by the Brewers in the 11th round of the 2000 draft, Hart spent nine of his 11 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. Appeared in 945 games with the Brewers, including 793 in the outfield and 105 at first base. Totaled 950 hits, 529 runs, 154 . . . — Map (db m139088) 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 — Craig Counsell2004, 2007 - 2011
Raised in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, Counsell spent six of his 16 seasons with his hometown Brewers. Appeared in 711 games during his Brewers tenure, which included an instrumental role on the 2008 and 2011 playoff teams. Provided invaluable . . . — Map (db m138921) 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 — Dan Plesac1986 - 1992
One of the greatest closers in Brewers history, the Southpaw was drafted 26th overall by the Brewers in 1983. Spent first seven seasons of his 18-year Major League career in Milwaukee, beginning with a rookie campaign in which he earned 10 . . . — Map (db m140314) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Darrell Porter
Drafted fourth overall by the Brewers in 1970, Porter spent the first six years of his 17-year career as a catcher for the Brewers. Finished third in the 1973 Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .254 with 16 home runs and 67 RBI. In 1974, Porter . . . — Map (db m140316) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Darryl Hamilton1988, 1990 - 1995
Known for his keen eye at the plate, Hamilton played seven of his 13 Major League seasons in Milwaukee. At the conclusion of his tenure with the Brewers, Hamilton's .290 batting average ranked third in franchise history among players with at least . . . — Map (db m139020) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dave May1970 - 1974, 1978
One of the most productive players during the franchise's first five years, May led the Brewers in multiple categories from 1970 to 1974, including games (679), plate appearances (2,706), hits (637) and runs (311). Enjoyed his best season in . . . — Map (db m140295) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Dave Nilsson1992 - 1999
The Australian-born catcher spent the duration of his eight-year career with the Brewers. A versatile player, Nilsson also played first base, outfield and designated hitter. Recognized as a 1999 All-Star, becoming the first Australian-born player to . . . — Map (db m140311) 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 — Del CrandallMilwaukee Braves, 1953-1963
Eight-time All-Star catcher who excelled both at and behind the plate. Spent 11 seasons in Milwaukee following two years of military service in the Korean War. Belted 15-plus home runs in eight consecutive seasons and won four Gold Glove Awards. . . . — Map (db m142151) 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 — Don Money1973 - 1983
Acquired from the Phillies during the 1972 offseason, Money spent the final 11 seasons of his 16-year career in Milwaukee. One of the franchise's all-time great infielders, Money played over 100 games at each of first base, second base and third . . . — Map (db m140301) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Don Sutton1982 - 1984
A member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Sutton was acquired from the Houston Astros on August 30, 1982 to strengthen the Brewers' push to the American League Pennant. Started seven games down the stretch in 1982, posting a 4-1 record and . . . — Map (db m141029) 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 m147516) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Donald Driver
Selected by the Green Bay Packers in the final round of the 1999 NFL Draft, Donald Driver beat the odds to become one of the greatest receivers in franchise history. Driver spent his entire career with the Packers, making four Pro Bowls and helping . . . — Map (db m136843) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Donald Eugene Conley"Gene" — Milwaukee Braves, 1954-1958 —
The 6'8", two-sport star pitched 11 MLB seasons and played six years in the NBA. Only athlete to play on championship teams in two professional sports. An All-Star in each of his first two full seasons with the Braves, including 1954 Rookie of the . . . — Map (db m142145) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Doug Melvin
Doug Melvin was the eighth general manager in franchise history. During his tenure as GM of the Brewers (2003-15), Melvin's teams had 1,024 regular-season wins and two postseason births, including the 2011 National League Central Division . . . — Map (db m140297) 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 — Eddie MathewsMilwaukee Braves, 1953-1965
One of the greatest third basemen to ever play the game. Averaged 100 runs, 35 home runs, and 98 RBI in his 13 seasons in Milwaukee. Runner-up to the National League MVP in 1953 and 1959, when he led the league in home runs. Paired with Hank Aaron . . . — Map (db m142154) 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 m147518) 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 m147519) 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 — Felix MantillaMilwaukee Braves, 1956-1961
Spent more than half of his 11-year Major League career in Milwaukee. Appeared at six different positions in his six seasons with the Braves. Started games six and seven of the 1957 World Series. Spoiled Harvey Haddix's bid for a perfect game on May . . . — Map (db m142153) HM
Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Fernando Vińa1995 - 1999
A leadoff hitter and stalwart defender at second base, Vińa played five seasons in Milwaukee and posted a .286 batting average with the club. Holds the distinction of being the Brewers' first National League All-Star after earning recognition in . . . — Map (db m141323) 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 Elmore BollingMilwaukee Braves, 1961-1965
A slick-fielding infielder, Bolling spent five of his 12 seasons in the Major Leagues with the Milwaukee Braves. Led National League second basemen in fielding percentage in 1961 (.988), 1962 (.989) and 1964 (.985). A Gold Glove Award winner with . . . — Map (db m142141) 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 — Frank TorreMilwaukee Braves, 1956-1960
Spent first five seasons of seven-year Major League career with the Milwaukee Braves. Enjoyed two best seasons in pennant-winning years of 1957 and 1958, batting .272 and .309, respectively. In same years, led National League first basemen in . . . — Map (db m142200) 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 — 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 — Geoff Jenkins1998 - 2007
Selected ninth overall by the Brewers in the 1995 Draft, Jenkins spent ten of his 11 Major League seasons with the club. Hit a combined .308 with 55 home runs, 79 doubles and 176 RBI over the course of his first two full seasons (1999-2000). . . . — Map (db m139239) 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 Scott1972 - 1976
Acquired from the Boston Red Sox during the 1971 offseason, Scott played five seasons with the Brewers before returning to Boston. Scott made the most of his brief time in Milwaukee, with a five-year performance that placed him among the best . . . — Map (db m141003) 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

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