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July 2018

Lectures At The Lighthouse – American Indians in Milwaukee

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Antonio Doxtator – American Indians in Milwaukee Milwaukee is an Algonquin word meaning "the Good Land," and Wisconsin's 11 American Indian tribes have long-lived and gathered here, contributing to its name and identity. This presentation details some of the people, places and events that have contributed to the history of American Indians In Milwaukee. From the Red Power Movement of the 1970s that sparked a resurgence of local American Indian culture and pride, American Indians continue to contribute to the…

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August 2018

Lectures At The Lighthouse – Artistic and Architectural Milwaukee

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Tom Bamberger – Artistic and Architectural Milwaukee At the Door Admission: $10 | Seniors/Students with IDs: $5 | Members: FREE     2018 Series Sponsor: Landmark Credit Union is Wisconsin's largest credit union and serves over 300,000 members at over 30 branch locations. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Landmark returns profits to its members in the form of better rates and lower fees on a full range of straightforward financial options. By choosing Landmark, members save money, so they have…

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September 2018

Lectures At The Lighthouse – A Crowded Hour, MKE & Great War 1917

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Kevin Abing – A Crowded Hour, MKE & Great War 1917 At the Door Admission: $10 | Seniors/Students with IDs: $5 | Members: FREE     2018 Series Sponsor: Landmark Credit Union is Wisconsin's largest credit union and serves over 300,000 members at over 30 branch locations. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Landmark returns profits to its members in the form of better rates and lower fees on a full range of straightforward financial options. By choosing Landmark, members save…

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October 2018

Lectures At The Lighthouse – The Milwaukee County Zoo

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Darlene Winter & Elizabeth Frank – The Milwaukee County Zoo At the Door Admission: $10 | Seniors/Students with IDs: $5 | Members: FREE     2018 Series Sponsor: Landmark Credit Union is Wisconsin's largest credit union and serves over 300,000 members at over 30 branch locations. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Landmark returns profits to its members in the form of better rates and lower fees on a full range of straightforward financial options. By choosing Landmark, members save money,…

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November 2018

Lectures At The Lighthouse – Milwaukee’s Bronzeville

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Paul Geenen – Milwaukee’s Bronzeville With the migration of African American sharecroppers to northern cities in the first half of the 20th Century, the African American population of Milwaukee grew from fewer than 1,000 in 1900 to nearly 22,000 in 1950. Most settled around a 12-block area along Walnut Street that came be the known as Milwaukee’s Bronzeville, a thriving residential, business, and entertainment community. Barbershops, restaurants, drugstores, and funeral homes were started with little money saved from overtime pay…

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