Written History by Members

Immerse yourself in the fascinating stories and events that have shaped South Milwaukee. Our members have poured their passion and expertise into crafting a collection of informative pamphlets that cover various aspects of our town’s history.

By joining the South Milwaukee Historical Society, you’ll gain exclusive access to even more historical content and resources, plus you can help us grow our written history.
Help us preserve and celebrate our heritage for future generations to come.


South Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Spectacle of Music
A Short History of Basket Making In the Oak Creek settlement that became South Milwaukee
Alfred Lawson: The Man and His Airplane
The Mills of South Milwaukee
The Street Car Comes to South Milwaukee
South Milwaukee: The Way It Happened – Event Log

Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure