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A showcase of German American culture in Milwaukee

Turner Hall


Turner Hall is one of the few surviving buildings associated with the American Turners. German-Americans founded the Turners in Milwaukee in 1853. They are largely known for their efforts in social reform and their involvement with physical education, mainly gymnastics, and the arts. Turner Hall is a showcase of the German-American culture and a political center for the Milwaukee community.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Koch, H.C.
Pub Data: Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places.
Citation: Turner Hall. Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1458; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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