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July 2017

Lectures at the Lighthouse with Michael Schumacher

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Michael Schumacher – The Edmund Fitzgerald Kenosha’s own Michael Schumacher has compiled an impressive body of work since he published his first book, a revealing biography of the beat poet Allen Ginsberg Dharma Lion in 1991. The prolific local author’s titles include biographies of musicians Eric Clapton and folksinger Phil Ochs, cartoonists Will Eisner and Al Capp, as well as filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola. In recent years, he has turned his talents to historical accounts of storms and shipwrecks on…

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Lighthouse Closed – Milwaukee Air & Water Show Auction Item Private Rental

July 15 - July 16
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August 2017

National Lighthouse Day at the Lighthouse

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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The North Point Lighthouse Museum is celebrating National Lighthouse Day. Admission $5 | Members, Veterans and Active Military, Free Presentation of the colors by the United States Coast Guard Honor Detail at noon on lighthouse east lawn. Flag donated by American Legion Post 331 Commander Larry and Mrs. Meg Fox John Gladieux Michael "Gunny" Braun USMC (retired) Museum Tours • USCG Display • Gift Shop 2650 N. Wahl Avenue (in Lake Park) Milwaukee, WI 53211 northpointlighthouse.org 414.332.6754 Schedule of Events:…

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Lectures at the Lighthouse with Meg Jones

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Meg Jones – World War II Milwaukee Meg Jones is a Milwaukee author, journalist and combat correspondent. She has been a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for 24 years and traveled to Iraq four times as well as to Afghanistan four times as an embedded reporter with Wisconsin troops between 2003 and 2014. She’s the author of “World War II Milwaukee” published in 2015 by The History Press. Long before Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, Milwaukee was the…

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Private Tour

August 12
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Private Tour

August 14
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September 2017

Lectures at the Lighthouse with Brian Fette

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Brian Fette – Herman Buemming, Architect New York Talent, Milwaukee Showcase Herman Buemming was a Milwaukee native, educated at New York’s Columbia University, who worked for two leading New York architects. He was trained by the founder of the first architectural studies program in the United States. He studied architecture during the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893 and was employed by no less than three members of its Board of Architects. He refined his interior design skills by designing homes…

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Private Event – Women Who Kept The Lights: Talk by John Enright

September 15
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Milwaukee On Tap with John Gurda

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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On September 21, 2017, Milwaukee’s foremost historian and author John Gurda gave a fun and informative talk on the beverage that made our city famous: 🍺 BEER 🍺 Lakefront Brewery’s fall beer was served from a German Stichfass keg.     Missed the lecture? We have a few collectable pint glasses available for purchase at the lighthouse gift shop.     The History of Milwaukee Beer: Good water, abundant ice, and a substantial German population made Milwaukee a logical center…

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Private Tour

September 23
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