Here are some of the most interesting objects in the new Milwaukee County Historical Society exhibition, "Revealed: Milwaukee's Unseen Treasures," which runs through April 25.
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Tied-houses - taverns built and owned by breweries - helped make Milwaukee a city of corner bars. More than a century after the tied-house boom in Brew City, these structures have become an iconic architectural feature of the city, too. Here we look at some Schlitz taverns.
In honor of its 75th birthday, MCHS has been focusing on some of the great artifacts in its collection and by year's end, 75 such pieces will have been revealed via the museum's Web site in a virtual exhibition called, "Unlocking the Vaults: 75 Years, 75 Stories."