SPECIAL TOURS

Menomonee Valley Bike Tour

Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 1 pm to 3 pm with Dick Beverly and Michelle Kramer

Take a leisurely bike ride along the Hank Aaron State Trail with frequent stops to explore the rich history of the valley. Learn about wild rice marshes, Silurian Reef fossils, Milwaukee’s first railroad, and heavy industry that made Milwaukee the Machine Shop of the World. Discover remnants of the past along with a sculpture park, a haven for trout fishermen, and parkland reclaimed from rail yards. Gain an appreciation of this nationally recognized resource in the heart of Milwaukee.

A 1-1/2 to 2 hour tour starts at the corner of 6th Street and Canal Street, across from the Harley-Davidson Museum. A little over four miles in length with two mild grades, total distance including return to the start point is about seven miles. We recommend bike helmets

Tickets

Members – $10

Non-Members – $20

Menomonee Valley Bike Tour with Dick Beverly & Michelle Kramer

Call Historic Milwaukee Inc. at 414-277-7795 with questions.

Avenues West

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10 am

An outdoor, walking tour through the Historic Avenues West neighborhood. The tour will feature some of the cities finest mansions, as well as several important commercial buildings.

Meet at the Ambassador Hotel Lobby, 2308 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233. Parking available at the Ambassador.

Tickets

Members – $10

Non-Members – $20

Avenues West

Call Historic Milwaukee Inc. at 414-277-7795 with questions.