What’s New ?

Vel Phillips, Dream Big Dreams documentary will be shown on June 1st @ 6:30 pm at the Avalon Theater!  Bay View Historical Society is pleased to share the film, panel conversation and time with Vel Phillips in our community.  vel_now2

Doors open at 4:30 pm. Join us at 5:30 for the Avalon Landmark Dedication and then Dream Big Dreams program. This is a free event for the general public!  For more information see Vel Phillips program.


Beulah Brinton House Lecture- Thursday, June 25th @ 7 pm

Dr Sky Schultz presenting “Finding God through nature, science and mystical poetry: An extraordinary conversation.” Suggested donation $10.

The BEULAH BRINTON HOUSE LECTURE SERIES is a joint project of Organic Arts and the Bay View Historical Society. For information contact David HB Drake at beulahbrintonhouseconcerts@gmail.com / 414-702-6053


THANKS to Linda and Poul Sandersen, “Libra” for grass roots bluegrass and old time country music! And special appreciation to David Drake for creating another wonderful event . . .


 Be sure to see the invitation and details in the March 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