in Wisconsin History
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.
Immigration and Settlement|
|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: 7/31/2014|