Photos from Your Vault: Basilica of St. Josephat
Photos from the Vault

Photos from Your Vault: Basilica of St. Josephat

The Basilica of St. Josaphat was built in 1901 and was designed by architect Erhard Brielmaier, and features one of the largest copper domes in the world. St. Josaphat’s congregation outgrew their original location and in 1896 Pastor Wilhelm Grutza commissioned Brielmaier to design a new building. The plans intentionally resembled St. Peter’s Basilica in … Continue reading

Historic Holiday Decorations Drive
Events / Historic Holiday Decoartions Drive

Historic Holiday Decorations Drive

The holiday season is upon us! It’s the time of the year when many across the nation come to the realization that they have become hoarders of winter-time decorations. The Milwaukee County Historical Society is here to help you de-clutter! From now until December 14, we will be accepting donations of historic decorations at our … Continue reading