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April 2019

BVHS Board Meeting

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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BVHS Annual Dinner – “Celebrating 40 Years of History”

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
South Shore Yacht Club, 2300 E Nock St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Social/Silent Auction 5:30pm – Dinner 6:30pm  

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May 2019

BVHS Board Meeting

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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BVHS Board Meeting

May 8 @ 6:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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BVHS Board Meeting

May 8 @ 6:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Forest Home Cemetery’s annual Memorial Day Program

May 27 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Forest Home Cemetery, 2405 W Forest Home Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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Historical Figures Will Be Resurrected at Forest Home Cemetery Annual event will occur on Memorial Day Several long-term residents of Forest Home Cemetery (2405 West Forest Home Avenue) will be resurrected for one day as the cemetery presents its free annual Memorial Day program on Monday, May 27th from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. This year’s residents will be found at their headstones to tell their life stories in Sections 9, 10, 14 and 15, located near the cemetery’s entrance.…

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June 2019

BVHS Landmark Dedication: Lenox Street Home Bakery

June 1 @ 1:00 pm
Lenox Street Home Bakery, 2436-38 S Lenox St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Lenox Street Home Bakery, 2436-38 South Lenox Street, will receive landmark status by the Bay View Historical Society on Saturday, June 1st at 1:00 pm. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony, which is free and open to the public. The Queen Anne style Cream City brick store with living quarters on the second floor was designed by Peter Brust and constructed in 1898. It will be the Society’s 26th landmark.

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“Wicked Milwaukee” by Yance Marti

June 3 @ 7:00 pm
Beulah Brinton Community Center, 2555 S Bay St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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"Wicked Milwaukee" by Yance Marti Arcadia Publishing ~ The History Press The Cream City of yesteryear was a dingy haven for scofflaws and villains. Red-light districts peppered downtown's landscape, but none had the enduring allure of River Street, where Kitty Williams and Mary Kingsley operated high-class brothels. Chinese opium dens flourished in the backrooms of laundries. The demise of the Whiskey Ring brought down local distillers in a nationwide scandal that nearly reached the Oval Office. As a result, Police…

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BVHS Board Meeting

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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“Make Music Day” Summer Solstice Concert

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Enjoy a free evening of acoustic music! Bring your lawn chair and your picnic basket and hang out with your neighbors at the lovely new Gazebo at the Bay View Historical Society’s Beulah Brinton House on this longest day of the year. Any donations will benefit the Beulah Brinton House renovation.  In case of rain, the music will move to the Drake/Esh home at 2609 S. Delaware (2 blocks away). Several Bay View Historical Society members are in the performing groups. Performances…

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July 2019

BVHS Board Meeting

July 10 @ 6:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility Tour

July 20 @ 9:30 am
Free

Join us on Saturday, July 20th for a tour of the Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility, commonly known as the sewage treatment plant. We will meet at the facility, located on Jones Island at 700 E. Jones Street to see not only how our waste water is treated, but also how Milorganite (Milwaukee organic nitrogen), fertilizer high in nitrogen, is produced. The tour will begin at 9:30 am and last about an hour. The tour is not handicap-accessible, involves climbing…

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Open House

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Free

The Beulah Brinton House is open to the public from 1 - 4 pm. Tours of this historic home will be given along with information about Bay View history. There is no charge.

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August 2019

August Walk: Walk Through Historic Bay View

August 3 @ 9:30 am
South Shore Pavilion, 2900 S Shore Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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$5 – $10

August Walk to Reprise 1979’s Walk Through Historic Bay View The Bay View Historical Society’s annual August Walk will be held on Saturday, August 3rd starting at 9:30 am. The walking tour, led by Society members Ron Winkler and Greg Wernisch, will begin at the South Shore Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore Dr. The cost is $5.00 for members of the Bay View Historical Society and $10.00 for nonmembers. Anyone who signs up to become a member of the society on…

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BVHS Board Meeting

August 14 @ 6:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Open House

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Free

The Beulah Brinton House is open to the public from 1 - 4 pm. Tours of this historic home will be given along with information about Bay View history. There is no charge.

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September 2019

BVHS Board Meeting

September 11 @ 6:30 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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Private Party

September 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Renovation Reveal Open House & Potluck

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beulah Brinton House, 2590 S Superior St
Milwaukee, WI 53207
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House Renovation Grand Reveal! Join us Saturday, September 14th from 1 - 4 pm for the grand reveal of the newly renovated kitchen, bathroom and pantry of the Beulah Brinton house! This is an open house & potluck. Please bring a dish to pass and enjoy with others. A special 3pm viewing of our documentary "Bay View Historical Society: Celebrating 40 Years of History" will be shown. Hear about our early beginnings, walking tours, a community of volunteers, archives, community involvement, Beulah Brinton,…

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