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Wauwatosa's earliest commerce and architecture are vital aspects of its historical character.

The Little Red Store is an important survivor from part of Wauwatosa's earliest commerical history, having served throughout the years as a dwelling, the oldest remaining post office building in Milwaukee County,  a railroad station, general store, library, harness shop, grocery, plumbing shop, and oil company. Many of the trades the building sheltered are things of the past that deserve to be commemorated for their contributions  to the development of  Wauwatosa.

Tosa Walking Tours:

Saturday walking tours of the Village will be conducted monthly during the summer: May 10, June 14, July 12 and August 9.

The tours begin at 10:30am at the Little Red Store and cover a 1.2-mile route through and around the village. Cost of tours is $3.

2014 Season Hours:

May 10- June 1
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Student Art Contest winners on display in May

June 7 - October 11
Saturday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

 

Crowd outside the Little Red Store
Historic 1870 photo of the store.
Kids on the porch of the Little Red Store in 1905.


   

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