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Milwaukee's Irish neighborhood in the 19th century

St. Patrick's adopted soil---the old third ward before the fire


Between 1840 and 1892, Milwaukee's Third Ward was home to a thriving community of Irish immigrants. This 10-page article looks back on that half-century of neighborhood life through reminiscences and pictures. The community largely dispersed after a disastrous fire in the Third Ward in 1892.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Miller, Cile
Pub Data: Milwaukee Sentinel, March 19, 1933
Citation: Miller, Cile. "St. Patrick's adopted soil---the old third ward before the fire." Milwaukee Sentinel, March 19, 1933. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1128; Visited on: 4/18/2014
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