Friday, October 25, 2013

Then & Now: Milwaukee - Solomon Juneau Monument

Then & Now: Milwaukee - Solomon Juneau Monument 

Years: 1940 / 2013

Monument (erected 1887) dedicated to Solomon Juneau at Juneau Park. A an sits on the bench with Lake Michigan behind. 

Brief History:

Solomon Juneau...

Fur Trader. 

Land Speculator. 


"The Founder of Milwaukee"...   

His cousin - Joseph Juneau - also founded the city of Juneau, Alaska!

To read more about this fantastic man - check out this link or one many other articles you can find on google..

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