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Milwaukee Abolitionists

Milwaukee Abolitionists by Anita Pietrykowski who will visit gravesites, review the history of the Milwaukee abolitionist movement and tell the significant stories of Caroline Quarlls and Joshua Glover, two escaped slaves, whose paths to freedom were closely tied to...

The Streets and Parks of Milwaukee

The Streets and Parks of Milwaukee by Sally Merrell who will visit the gravesites and tell stories of Milwaukeeans who have streets and parks named for them. This will include such names as Lapham, Gillespie, Brown, Burnham, Layton, Zeidler and Halyard.

Girl Scouts: Women in History

A journey of Playing in Milwaukee's Past. Forest Home Cemetery and the Girl Scouts of Southeast Wisconsin are proud to partner to share in a historical tour that helps young scouts discover and understand women’s accomplishments and contributions to Milwaukee’s past....

Famous Germans

The role of the German immigrant played a special role in Milwaukee history.   German Milwaukee sometimes referred to as the “German Athens” had a strong impact upon the industrial and political life of Milwaukee.  Names such as Falk, Usinger, Berger, Anneke, Krug,...

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