Wisconsin Historical Society: West Mitchell Street Commercial Historic District placed on the State Register of Historic Places

Contact: Kara O’Keeffe
608-261-9596
kara.okeeffe@wisconsinhistory.org
Milwaukee, Wis. - The Wisconsin Historical Society placed the West Mitchell Street Commercial Historic District in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County on the State Register of Historic Places on May 18, 2018.
Polish immigrants arrived in Milwaukee in the 1860s and their numbers increased rapidly in the 1870s to the point that they trailed only the Germans as the city’s largest ethnic group. In 1866, these immigrants established St. Stanislaus Church – the nation’s first urban Polish Roman Catholic congregation – and constructed a ma...

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