Tour the Historic Victoria and Philip Pistorius House in Harambee

Tour a beautifully renovated 1892 Queen Anne style house. This home was featured as part of the virtual 2020 Spaces & Traces in Harambee. The home is located in the center of what was known as the German community’s Gold Coast, an affluent area for merchants and businessmen. Guests will be offer guided tours, beverages,…

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House History Class

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Interested in discovering more about your house? Learn how to research your home with retired librarians Nancy Torphy and Carolyn Colwell. They will review the tools available at the library, City of Milwaukee, and Milwaukee County that will reveal the history of the families and architecture of your home or building. Have a property outside…

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Walker’s Point Churches Tour

St. Patrick Catholic Church 735 West Washington Street, Milwaukee, WI

"Religious architecture is even more prominent. Walker's Point's crowning glory is its churches, and nowhere in Wisconsin will you find so many historic houses of worship in such a small area." John Gurda, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods Not only is Walker's Point Milwaukee's oldest neighborhood but also it is rich with a palimpsest of intact…

$10 – $20
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Lulu & Rocky Family Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Lulu & her cousin, Rocky, enjoyed Milwaukee and now you can too! See some of the great sites from the book, Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, and explore more about Milwaukee history and architecture. Recommended for kids 6-10 years old and their families.

$2 – $10

Washington Park – Connecting the Past to the Future

Join journalist/landscape historian Virginia Small for a walk through Washington Park. Learn more about Frederick Law Olmsted's design of the park, the freeway's impact on its access and experience, and prospects for the future.

$10 – $15
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Wisconsin Avenue Churches Tour

St. James Episcopal Church 833 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Join Historic Milwaukee tour guide, Judy Wimmer, Ph.D. Nineteenth Century American Religions, for a walking tour of churches in downtown Milwaukee. The tour will include grand churches in the Gothic…

$10 – $20
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Lulu & Rocky Family Tour

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Lulu & her cousin, Rocky, enjoyed Milwaukee and now you can too! See some of the great sites from the book, Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, and explore more about…

$2 – $10
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House History Class

Historic Milwaukee 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI

Interested in discovering more about your house? Learn how to research your home with retired librarians Nancy Torphy and Carolyn Colwell. They will review the tools available at the library, City of Milwaukee, and Milwaukee County that will reveal the history of the families and architecture of your home or building. Have a property outside…

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Beyond Brady: Polish & Italian Immigrants in Milwaukee

St. Hedwig's/Three Holy Women Parish 1702 N. Humboldt Ave., Milwaukee, WI

This East Side neighborhood, with its Polish and Italian working class communities, briefly became Milwaukee’s counter-culture stronghold in the 60’s and 70’s.

Free – $15

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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Dragons

Historic Milwaukee, Inc. 235 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee, WI

Fall Special Tours on sale August 8th, 2022! Milwaukee's buildings feature many "faces" that appear on churches to remind people of another world of monsters, demons and strange beasts waiting for sinners. From monsters to angels these ornaments will delight you. Take a walk with our tour guides and get a closer look at some…

$10 – $20