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Bells of Milwaukee aims to research, document and refurbish bells

Published Sept. 23, 2018

When a massive fire broke out at Trinity Lutheran Church on May 15, three bells in the steeple remained. Now, The Bells of Milwaukee seeks to refurbish the bells, so future generations can hear them ring, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


10 must-see Doors Open MKE sites

Published Sept. 23, 2018

There's no better way to get a peek inside Milwaukee's most interesting - and often most historic - sites, many of them typically off limits to the public, than Historic Milwaukee Inc.'s annual Doors Open Milwaukee event. Here are 10 must-see sites.


Solomon Juneau arrived in Milwaukee 200 years ago this week

Published Sept. 11, 2018

In his 1936 "A History of Milwaukee," William George Bruce wrote, "Solomon Juneau came here Sept. 14, 1818, and remained for the greater part of his life," adding with some understatement, "he became an important factor in the earlier beginnings of Milwaukee as a hamlet, as a village and as a city."

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