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Trimborn Farm is a time machine back to 19th century Milwaukee

Published Sept. 4, 2014

Driving down Grange Avenue around the border of Hales Corners and Greendale, the two towns look like typical pleasant suburbs, with assorted shops, strip malls, small businesses and parks mixed in between the cozy subdivisions and homes. And then you come across Trimborn Farm, a seven-and-a-half-acre time machine back to the 1800s, providing a glimpse at the history of the two towns and the city of Milwaukee.

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Find your thread in the tapestry of Milwaukee history

Published Aug. 24, 2014

Lately, a lot of requests have arrived via email asking about how one goes about researching the places they call home. Here are some tips for Milwaukeeans curious about how their abodes came to be and who inhabited them in the past.

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A Milwaukee River parkway and Downtown Disney?

Published Aug. 7, 2014

"The Downtown Milwaukee River ... Once a mighty stream of commerce, now seeks a new role in the life of the city." So said a 1968 report by the Milwaukee River Technical Study Committee, a 10-member group of local officials that convened for five years to assess the state of the river, look back at its history and consider its future. The report makes for interesting reading nearly 50 years later.

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New database brings World War I home to Milwaukee

Published July 29, 2014

An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.

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