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BAY VIEW HISTORICAL SOCIETY  is celebrating our 35th Anniversary!

We’re planning events to thank our members and the community who have supported the society over the years.  We’ll be giving back the care and rekindling connections that make our lives so much better.

JOIN US on Friday, Aug. 28th for a Historic Pub Crawl  from  5-10 pm  and Saturday, Aug. 29th for a full day of events!  Save the dates and stay tuned for all the details!

BVHS PLATE_FLAT                                                                                              design contributed by long time Bay View resident, Jim Toth!

  brochure for Anniversary


Amazing evening with Dr Sky Schultz presenting “Finding God through nature, science and mystical poetry: An extraordinary conversation. Thanks for awakening the wonder!


 Be sure to see the Guide to the society’s 35th Anniversary in the June Historian!

View our video:

Bay View Historical Society:
A Home to the History of Bay View


Ron Winkler’s book, Town of Lake published by Arcadia Publishing Company is  available!

order using the attached form:Town of Lake book order form


Celebrating Bay View’s Rich History

Established in 1979, the Bay View Historical Society consists of volunteers dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of the Bay View neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our headquarters is located in the Historic Beulah Brinton House on the corner of South Superior Street and East Pryor Avenue in Bay View.

We are an affiliate of the Wisconsin State Historical Society and a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization. Your donations and in-kind gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. If you would like to contribute to the society, please contact us.

In addition to sponsoring a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, programs and projects, the Society publishes a newsletter, presents bimonthly programs at the Beulah Brinton Community Center, and maintains community archives and research collections. Please make your way through our site using the links on the left, and thanks for coming by.

Remember to renew your membership and make a tax-deductible donation soon!


 Images of America -Bay View the book written by Ron Winkler is available. This historical book is available for purchase and has been very well received by those who already have a copy. See publications for more information.

  • Check out the membership page to find out which Bay View businesses are giving discounts to Bay View Historical Society members.










Bay View Historical Society
2590 S. Superior Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207-1954