Tory Hill and the Bloody Third Ward

Saturday (9/22) at 10 am
Ticket required ($10)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Capacity: 25 per tour
Meeting Point: Northwest corner N. 5th Street and W. St Paul Avenue

Join Carl Baehr, author of From the Emerald Isle to the Cream City: A History of the Irish in Milwaukee and Milwaukee Streets: The Stories Behind Their Names, as he explores the geography and Irish history of Tory Hill and the Third Ward from the founding of Milwaukee to 1900, including events such as the Leahey Riot, Lady Elgin Disaster, Newhall House Fire, Third Ward Fire of 1892, and Lynching of Marshall Clark.