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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Milwaukee County, WI (525) Ozaukee County, WI (121) Racine County, WI (37) Washington County, WI (48) Waukesha County, WI (120) Muskegon County, MI (16) Ottawa County, MI (72)  MilwaukeeCounty(525) Milwaukee County (525)  OzaukeeCounty(121) Ozaukee County (121)  RacineCounty(37) Racine County (37)  WashingtonCounty(48) Washington County (48)  WaukeshaCounty(120) Waukesha County (120)  MuskegonCountyMichigan(16) Muskegon County (16)  OttawaCounty(72) Ottawa County (72)
Milwaukee is the county seat for Milwaukee County
Milwaukee is in Milwaukee County
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      Waukesha County (120)  
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1Wisconsin (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
2Wisconsin (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
3Wisconsin (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
4Wisconsin (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
5Wisconsin (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
6Wisconsin (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
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7Wisconsin (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
8Wisconsin (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
9Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Abraham Lincoln1809 - 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 Nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle. And for . . . Map (db m38434) HM
10Wisconsin (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
11Wisconsin (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
12Wisconsin (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
13Wisconsin (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
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14Wisconsin (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
15Wisconsin (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
16Wisconsin (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
17Wisconsin (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
18Wisconsin (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
19Wisconsin (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
20Wisconsin (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
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21Wisconsin (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 1902Map (db m38544) HM
22Wisconsin (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
23Wisconsin (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 1925Map (db m38546) HM
24Wisconsin (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
25Wisconsin (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
26Wisconsin (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
27Wisconsin (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
28Wisconsin (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
29Wisconsin (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
30Wisconsin (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
31Wisconsin (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
32Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — At the State Fair on these Grounds
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33Wisconsin (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
34Wisconsin (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
35Wisconsin (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
36Wisconsin (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
37Wisconsin (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
38Wisconsin (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 1900Map (db m75405) HM
39Wisconsin (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
40Wisconsin (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
41Wisconsin (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
42Wisconsin (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
43Wisconsin (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
44Wisconsin (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
45Wisconsin (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
46Wisconsin (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
47Wisconsin (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
48Wisconsin (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
49Wisconsin (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
50Wisconsin (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, 1963Map (db m45070) HM
51Wisconsin (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
52Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Birthplace of the Department of Wisconsin American Legion1919 - 1937
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53Wisconsin (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
54Wisconsin (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
55Wisconsin (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
56Wisconsin (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
57Wisconsin (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
58Wisconsin (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
59Wisconsin (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
60Wisconsin (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
61Wisconsin (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
62Wisconsin (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
63Wisconsin (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
64Wisconsin (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
65Wisconsin (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
66Wisconsin (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 1894Map (db m75379) HM
67Wisconsin (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
68Wisconsin (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 1937Map (db m50522) HM
69Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — Brown Bottle Pub/Sternewirt Priveledge1938
"We can make if faster than you can drink it!" - Boastful proclamation to visiting US Navy sailors gathered on Galena Street during "Operation Schlitz Fest" (also known as the "Beer & Brat Beachhead") • Up until Prohibition in 1920, union . . . Map (db m184806) HM
70Wisconsin (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
71Wisconsin (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 grand . . . Map (db m98494) HM
72Wisconsin (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
73Wisconsin (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
74Wisconsin (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
75Wisconsin (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
76Wisconsin (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
77Wisconsin (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
78Wisconsin (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
79Wisconsin (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 1895Map (db m75378) HM
80Wisconsin (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
81Wisconsin (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
82Wisconsin (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
83Wisconsin (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
84Wisconsin (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
85Wisconsin (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
86Wisconsin (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
87Wisconsin (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
88Wisconsin (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
89Wisconsin (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
90Wisconsin (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
91Wisconsin (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
92Wisconsin (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
93Wisconsin (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
94Wisconsin (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
95Wisconsin (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
96Wisconsin (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
97Wisconsin (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 1911Map (db m75382) HM
98Wisconsin (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 1910Map (db m38547) HM
99Wisconsin (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
100Wisconsin (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

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