Upcoming Special Tours
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Menomonee Valley Bike Tour with Dick Beverly and Michelle Kramer
Saturday September 30th @ 1 PM
Take a leisurely bike ride along the Hank Aaron State Trail with frequent stops to explore the rich history of the valley. Learn about Silurian Reef fossils, wild rice marshes, 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 remarkable resource in the heart of Milwaukee.
Historic Milwaukee, Inc. wishes to thank tour guide Dick Beverly for creating this remarkable tour. Additional thanks to Menomonee Michelle Kramer at Valley Partners for contributions on the tour and overall enthusiasm.
Learn more about Menomonee Valley Partners, Inc. at RenewTheVally.org
North Point Lighthouse and Neighborhood
Sunday October 15th @ 1 PM
Historic Milwaukee Inc. has partnered with the North Point Lighthouse to offer this special tour. This fall walking tour will travel through the North Point neighborhood, the oldest section of Milwaukee’s Upper East Side, and end with admission to the North Point Lighthouse! The North Point neighborhood is known for its intact early twentieth century architecture and historical importance. The North Point Lighthouse, located within Lake Park is a historic, maritime treasure. Guests can look forward to visiting this beautifully preserved and restored 74-foot tall lighthouse tower and two and half story wood-frame Queen Anne-style Keeper’s Quarters. Lighthouse docents will be available.
Post-Thanksgiving Day Downtown Tour
Saturday November 25th @ 10 AM
Join us Saturday, November 25 for a Post-Thanksgiving Day Tour exploring Milwaukee’s Downtown neighborhood. Starting with the Mackie Building this tour will include information on some of Milwaukee’s most historically significant architecture including the Wells Building, Federal Courthouse, Pfister Hotel and Milwaukee Art Museum. Tickets are on sale now.
Winter Walk in the Ward with Mary Mac
Saturday December 2nd @ 11 AM
Join us Saturday, December 2nd for a walking tour of the Historic Third Ward! The Historic Third Ward grew out of the ashes of an 1892 fire that destroyed an early Irish neighborhood. Guests will be guided down North Water, East Buffalo, North Broadway, East Chicago and East Erie Streets and learn about the warehouses and diverse group of industries that thrived in them. Today, the area is home to a vibrant community of trend-setting restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, theatre groups, creative businesses and condos. After the tour, enjoy Christmas in the Ward! Shop for holiday gifts, see Santa, and listen to carolers and more! See a full schedule of festivities at www.historicthirdward.org. Christmas in the Ward is put on by our friends at the Historic Third Ward Association. Tickets are on sale now.