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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…

$10 – $20

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Industrial Heritage, Walker’s Point

MC2 Park 131 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI

The First and Second Street Historic District celebrates the almost continuous development of the area from the 1840s to the 1920s. Added to the register in 1987, the district has transformed…

$10 – $20
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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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Yankee Hill Churches Tour

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 812 N Jackson St, Milwaukee, WI

This tour will give you a look at seven churches in the historic Yankee Hill neighborhood.  Architecture, history and, as church schedules allow, a look inside will be included in this beautiful east side walk. This tour starts at St Johns in Cathedral Square and ends at Immanuel Presbyterian.

$10 – $20

Virtual Annual Meeting 2024

Join Historic Milwaukee for our annual meeting, hosted virtually. As we celebrate the organization's 50 years, we will highlight our past accomplishments and share our plans for the future. We…

Free
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Women’s Milwaukee

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

Downtown Milwaukee's narrative has most often focused on the stories of Milwaukee's three founders, omitting the many contributions of women. This walk will explore these stories and connect them to places, familiar and new, downtown. Explore downtown Milwaukee through the lens of the women who walked before. Hear stories you may not know and see…

$10 – $20
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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 Revival and Northern European Gothic traditions, Lombard and Victorian Romanesque and Byzantine Revival, constructed as early as the late 1860s through the 1920s, reflecting different…

$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
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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 librarian Carolyn Colwell & HMI Staff Member, Julia Griffith. 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…

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Yankee Hill Walking Tour

"Leif the Explorer" Statue 900 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Welcome to Yankee Hill! The neighborhood is bounded by Wisconsin Avenue on the south, Ogden Street on the north, Water Street on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. This choice, pioneer location on a bluff, high above the surrounding swamp land and open to the cooling breezes off Lake Michigan, saw its period of growth…

$10 – $20