The Bay View Historical Society now allows members to manage their membership dues online. To take advantage of this feature, you must first join by choosing an option below. If you’ve already done this, click here to manage your account: Login
$20 for access until December 31, 2024
Senior (Age 65+)
$17 for access until December 31, 2024
$30 for access until December 31, 2024
Senior Household (Age 65+)
$25 for access until December 31, 2024
Nonprofit/Small Business
$30 for access until December 31, 2024
$55 for access until December 31, 2024
$100 for access until December 31, 2024
$500 for access until December 31, 2024
$1,000 for access until December 31, 2024
$2,500 for access until December 31, 2024

Membership is open to anyone interested in supporting our Mission through projects and programs.

Annual dues

If you’d prefer to print and mail your membership, you may download the Membership Application here. Please print it and send your request along with a check to:

The Bay View Historical Society
(Attention Membership Chairperson)
2590 S. Superior St.
Milwaukee, WI 53207-1954

General membership meetings are held the first Monday, every other month from February through December except August.

The October meeting includes business dealing with finances and board elections. In February, April, June, and December a program of some historical significance/theme is presented, followed by a social hour. A historic walk replaces the August meeting. Be sure to check the calendar for programs and specific details.

  • Guest speakers present programs on various aspects of Bay View and Milwaukee history.
  • Classes on writing your Guided Autobiography.
  • Monthly house concerts featuring local musicians.
  • Historically inspired art for Bay View Gallery nights.
  • Partnerships with Wisconsin Public Television and Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning.
  • In addition to offering an opportunity to learn and think about history as it relates to Bay View, we offer an opportunity for members to share the history of this unique community.
  • Location: Beulah Brinton House – 2590 S. Superior Street
  • Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Community Agreements – Members of the BVHS work in collaborations throughout the area. We agree to the following as our way of working together:

Board Meetings

Board Meetings are held monthly. All members are welcome to attend the Board meetings, check the calendar for dates & time.


Member Benefits

As a Bay View Historical Society Member, you qualify for special discounts at many Bay View businesses. Just show your membership card when visiting any of the following Bay View businesses for specific benefits.


Please use your BVHS membership with our preferred providers:


Attorney Michael Woodburn
2616 S Kinnickinnic Ave
(414) 744-8767


Bay View Service – Automotive service
2642 S Howell Ave
(414) 483-3333
Discount on oil changes for current members.


Design Services
Brandon Minga “The Vintage Future”
Discount for current members.


South Shore Gallery & Framing
2627 S Kinnickinnic Ave
(414) 481-1820
Discount for current members.


Colonial Quality Printing
2997 S Howell Ave
(414) 489-0218


Snow removal and landscaping
Stano Landscaping
6565 N Industrial Road.
(414) 358-1800


T-Q Tax Service
John Toutenhoofd
2993 S. Kinnickinnic Ave
(414) 486-1800
Profits are donated to quality of life programs for seniors through non-profit organizations.


First Weber Realty
Nancy Counter, Senior Realty Specialist
2613 E. Bennett Ave
(414) 581-2613
In appreciation of your business, you’ll receive a courtesy gift.


Luv Unlimited – new and used vintage clothing and more
2649 S Kinnickinnic Ave
(414) 744-2540 (Contact Sage Schwarm & Becky Heck)
Discount for current members.


One Mohr Production – character actors for all ages and events!
2339A E. Malvern Place
(414) 481-6630 (Contact Kathleen Mohr)


Tenuta’s Italian Restaurant
2995 S. Clement Ave.
(414) 431-1014 (Contact Frank Tenuta)

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