HistoryMKE

HistoryMKE

By Sean Regan & Tim Lundberg
We bring you the best stories of Milwaukee's History.
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Sinking of the Lady Elgin
During the night of September 6, 1860 a wooden-hulled steamship named The Lady Elgin sank into Lake Michigan causing the deaths of over 300 people. 
20:53
May 27, 2020
Becker Fitch House
The Becker Fitch House is one of Milwaukee's historic buildings located in the East Side neighborhood. 
13:41
May 11, 2020
Christopher Latham Sholes
The story of the typewriter and our modern keyboard layout.
21:52
April 28, 2020
The Bridge Wars (or the Founding of Milwaukee)
This is the story of the war that almost was, the conflict of three rivals, and the peace that brought about the founding of Milwaukee.
25:13
April 14, 2020