John Gurda To Speak At Historical Society Lunch

The South Milwaukee Historical Society is welcoming noted historian John Gurda to its annual luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Muskie’s Gourmet House, 800 Milwaukee Ave.

Doors open at noon, with  lunch at 1 p.m. The menu includes baked chicken, stuffed pork loin and Polish sausage. Following the meal, Gurda will present “History of Milwaukee’s South Shore: The Story of the Industrial Corridor from Bay View to Oak Creek.”

Tickets are $20 per person, and seating is limited to 50.

To purchase tickets, contact Addie Becker at 764-2118. Payment can be made by mail to the South Milwaukee Historical Society or at the lunch.


Filed under Events, South Milwaukee

3 responses to “John Gurda To Speak At Historical Society Lunch

  1. Lee

    Hope he doesn’t spew his “progressive” views into his presentation.

  2. craig maass

    John Gurda is a highly respected Milwaukee/ Southeastern Wisconsin historian. His presentations are highly informative and entertaining. Twenty dollars for one of his shows along with a meal seems to be a great way to spend a Saturday evening in our historic little town.

  3. Disco

    I wonder if Mr. John Gurda knows who Howard Eells (1855-1919) past CEO of Bucyrus is. I believe Mr. Eells made South Milwaukee center of the intellectual world in 1904, with the his design and manufacture of steam shovels 50 years ahead of there time.

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