Download e-book for iPad: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Images of America) by Richard Prestor

By Richard Prestor

In April 1834, the Green-Bay Intelligencer newspaper said sawmill was once being erected in a brand new cost at the Milwaukee River. lower than twelve months later, the paper mentioned that “Milwaukey [sic], which 10 months in the past, had just a unmarried buying and selling condominium, has now a few 20 or 30 homes, and or 3 observed mills.” Yankee settlers and land speculators had moved in and have been right here to stick. The regular development of Milwaukee was once by no means entirely as a result of the inflow of formidable Easterners notwithstanding. In ever-expanding numbers, Europeans additionally made their method the following, now not basically as settlers, yet often as hard-working enterprise proprietors, expert employees, and artists. They have been made up our minds to make Milwaukee their domestic, and during this new fatherland they surrounded themselves (and prompted the full neighborhood) with their outdated traditions and languages. Thirty years after its first newspaper write-up, Milwaukee used to be a well-established urban brimming with potential.

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