Speaker Series 2017


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Speaker Series are held five times a year, drawing together Wauwatosa Historical Society members and the community for talks and discussion on historical topics. Programs are held on the second Tuesday of January, March, May, September and November.

These general programs are free of charge and open to the public.

Stay tuned for details about our upcoming programs!

Tuesday, January 10, 1:30 pm
General Meeting, followed by presentation: "Irish in Milwaukee and Wauwatosa" by Dennis McBride, First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St. in Wauwatosa

Tuesday, March 14, 1:30 pm
General meeting, followed by presentation: "History of Hawks Nursery"
First Congregational Church, 1511 Church St. in Wauwatosa

Free community lecture followed by gardening Q&A with expert Joe Kresl, president and CEO of Hawks Nursery! Joe will speak about Hawks' long history in Wauwatosa, starting from a time when agricultural work was done with many hands and strong backs.

Tuesday, May 9, 6 pm
General meeting, followed by a tour of Eschweiler Building, 9810 Echelon Lane. (Park in non-numbered spaces in front of the building.)

Echelon Staff will lead an on-site guided tour of the former Administration Building at the School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy (the "Eschweilers"). Now center of the Echelon Apartments complex on Innovation Campus.

Tuesday, September 12, 7 pm
General meeting followed by a presentation on "Victorian Undertaking" by Steve Person Kneeland-Walker House, 7406 Hillcrest Drive, Wauwatosa

Tuesday, November 14, 6:30-7:30 pm
General meeting and Election of Board. Enjoy coffee and dessert while meeting new and returning board members.
Little Red Store, 7220 Harwood Ave. in Wauwatosa




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