Originally inhabited by a variety of different Native American tribes, a settlement was established here in 1818 by a French Canadian explorer, Solomon Juneau, cousin of Joseph Juneau, who would go on to establish Juneau, Alaska. It was made a town in 1846.
Today, Milwaukee is known as a gem of the northern United States, notable for its riverfront, skyline, and charming downtown area.
People Born in Milwaukee
Milwaukee in People's Lives
Hanna Merjos: I traveled here in 2015. My boyfriend and I went boating on Lake Michigan, and jumped off the boat to go swimming.