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House History Research

By MPL Staff on May 29, 2019 8:21 AM

House History Research


Interested in discovering more about your Milwaukee home? Maps, city directories, newspaper articles, census records, and more can help you piece together its history. We’ll tell you about the best places in the library, around the city, and online to get started.




Tuesday, June 4 from 6-7 pm - Central Library, Room 2A - 814 W Wisconsin Ave

Monday, July 15 from 6-7 pm - Tippecanoe Branch - 3912 S Howell Ave

Saturday, August 24 from 2:30-3:30 pm - Central Library, Room 2A - 814 W Wisconsin Ave

Saturday, November 9 from 3-4 pm - East Branch - 2320 N Cramer St

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