October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join Historic Milwaukee and Jim Nelsen, the author of A History Lover’s Guide to Milwaukee, as he talks about his new book!
FREE. Registration required.
October 28 @ 6pm
About the book:
Milwaukee is often described as a “big small town,” and its quirky character stems from its many neighborhoods—each with its own stories to tell. Early territorial disputes, for example, led to the horribly (or humorously) misaligned streets of downtown. The city’s signature rectangular pizza was born in the Third Ward. In Kilbourntown, Teddy Roosevelt was saved from an assassin’s bullet by the smallest of items. Not far from that spot, eight baseball team owners formed the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs. And no matter the neighborhood, a fantastic glass of suds is never far away in this renowned beer city. Leading readers on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood tour, author and Milwaukee native Jim Nelsen pinpoints the fascinating historic locations of the Cream City.
Buy the book here (Note: Release date is October 18):
or at our gift shop at 235 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202.