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Celebrate Juneteenth Day!

By MPL Staff on Jun 17, 2020 11:23 AM

Milwaukee's Juneteenth Day celebration, which began in 1971, is one of the longest-running in the U.S.

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Carl Sandburg's Town of Wauwatosa Home Found?

By MPL Staff on Jan 10, 2020 5:00 PM

Finding an old address shouldn't be hard. Just check city directories and phone books. Unless it's Pulitzer Prize poet Carl Sandburg's Hawley Rd. home in the former Town of Wauwatosa, which didn't use address numbers until it adopted Milwaukee's 1930 street address grid system.

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