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Henry David Thoreau - Plaque Dedication in Milwaukee 9/27

By Heather S on Sep 12, 2014 11:05 AM

On June 27th 1861, Henry David Thoreau and his traveling companion, Horace Mann, Jr., arrived in Milwaukee by train. They stayed one night at the Lake House Hotel on Ferry and Lake Streets, site of today's Colectivo Coffee.    

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Canada Declares War!

By Tim on Sep 10, 2014 9:23 AM

It was 75 years ago today when Canada officially declared war upon Nazi Germany to join the United Kingdom and France in World War II.

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