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910 N. Old World Third St.
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The Milwaukee County Historical Society was founded in 1935 to collect, preserve and make available materials relating to the history of the Milwaukee community. Through a broad range of activities, the Society seeks to promote a greater appreciation of the Milwaukee community's rich heritage and a better understanding of life today.


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6 of the coolest treasures in the Historical Society's new

6 of the coolest treasures in the Historical Society's new "Revealed" show

By Bobby Tanzilo - Jan. 14, 2020
Here are some of the most interesting objects in the new Milwaukee County … Read more...
MCHS' Brew City MKE beer museum announces closing

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By Bobby Tanzilo - Feb. 27, 2019
The Brew City MKE Beer Museum, which the Milwaukee County Historical Society … Read more...
Historical Society taps into Prohibition history to mark dry centennial

Historical Society taps into Prohibition history to mark dry centennial

By Bobby Tanzilo - Jan. 10, 2019
"How Dry I Am: Prohibition Milwaukee" opens Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Milwaukee … Read more...
MCHS pays tribute to Penny Marshall with original City Hall letters

MCHS pays tribute to Penny Marshall with original City Hall letters

By Matt Mueller - Dec. 18, 2018
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Milwaukee County Historical Society will add two sites to landmarks list

Milwaukee County Historical Society will add two sites to landmarks list

By Bobby Tanzilo - Nov. 26, 2018
Each year the Milwaukee County Historical Society designates Milwaukee County … Read more...