Take pride in “Milwaukee: City of Festivals”

MCHS June FeatureFrom May 15 to October 19, this exhibit explores the history of Milwaukee festivals from the 1800s to today. PrideFest Milwaukee is featured through June 29!

Milwaukee is known as the “City of Festivals.” And while most people think of the festivals held at Henry Maier Festival Park, the origins of the city’s passion for festivals go back to the mid-19th century.

The exhibit runs from May 15 through October 19.  Check out photos below!

For more information about Milwaukee’s rich LGBT history and heritage, visit the Wisconsin GLBT History Project website.

The Milwaukee County Historical Society, located at 910 N. Old World Third Street in downtown Milwaukee, is open six days a week.  For more information, call 1-414-273-8288.



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