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Jackson Gillman performing on Thursday, Oct. 15th – Doors Open at 6:30  Historic Beulah Brinton House

Gillman as Kipling
The Magic of Rudyard Kipling: “Just So” with Jackson Gillman, Storyteller

Rudyard Kipling comes to Milwaukee in advance of his 150th birthday!
Rudyard Kipling – “a magician of words.”
Jackson Gillman – “the Stand-up Chameleon”.
Put them together and you’ll see why Kipling’s timeless “Just So Stories”
have been adored by many generations worldwide.
Jackson has been making these literary gems sparkle for 35 years, and annually portrays Rudyard-in-Residence at Kipling’s historic Vermont home.

Enjoy  Gillman’s -Rudyard Kipling show “Just So” Stories!! Suggested donation $10-$15. So much fun you really want to join us!


BAY VIEW HISTORICAL SOCIETY  has been celebrating our 35th Anniversary!

Aug. 28th was a Historic Pub Crawl.  All  13 stops were fun and full of surprizes!  Bay View Historic Pub Crawl- GUIDE

Avalon Theater, Barnacle Bud’s, Burnheart’s, Cactus Club, Demarini’s on Conway, Goodkind, Gropppi’s Market, Humboldt Beer Garden, Little DeMarini’s, Palomino, Puddler’s Hall, Victoria’s on  Potter, and White House

  Aug. 29th was an all day CELEBRATION

ENJOYING COMMUNITY! @ Beulah Brinton House

Walking tour of local Landmarks  by Ron Winkler and Greg Wernisch
Lawn Party at Beulah Brinton House
Make your own hats by Anne Maedke and Jennifer Espenscheid

MORE Robotics demonstrations
Ice Cream Social
Music by David Drake and Dangerous Folk
Photo Booth by Kevin Petajan
St. Francis Brewery
Vintage hat collections by Anja Notanja Sieger, Ruth Simos, Sandy Schuetz
Raffle prizes

Honoring past presidents
Robin Pluer musical performance


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



  Annual Meeting and Election of 2015-16 Board of Directors is Monday, Oct. 5th @ 6:30 pm.

Program “Bay View- Rich in History and Resources” by Lee Barczak @ 7 pm


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