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Milwaukee, WI 53224
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Known widely as a city of brewery and manufacturing, Milwaukee has plenty to offer visitors to the American Midwest. From sailing on Lake Michigan, to elegant dining, there is something to please everyone. The city successfully manages project a friendly, small-town atmosphere with the added benefit of being the largest city in Wisconsin.
The Milwaukee County Transit System is a comprehensive system of buses servicing all of Milwaukee and the surrounding areas. Whether you're heading to work, out to Miller Park to catch a baseball game, or to the airport, the Milwaukee County Transit System can help you reach your destination. An individual adult fare is USD2. Transfers are valid for another hour.
Known as "America's Legendary Oval", the Milwaukee Mile is the oldest operating motor speedway in the world. The Mile hosts AAA and Stock Car events, the NASCAR Busch Series, 24-hour endurance races and more. The 45,000-seat grandstands and state-of-the-art competitor areas and facilities, make this a fun and exciting day out in Milwaukee.So make sure you drop in soon cause this is where all the action is!
Located in the Avenues West neighborhood of Milwaukee, Marquette University is a private, coeducational Jesuit university. Founded in 1881, Marquette is one of 28 institutions in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Marquette is also Wisconsin's largest private university. It was founded by John Martin Henni who was the first Catholic bishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The university is named after Father Jacques Marquette, S.J., a 17th-century missionary and explorer. Marquette's beautiful campus is home to the St. Joan of Arc Chapel, a Medieval French chapel that made its way to the US all the way from its original location in Chasse, France. The campus is also home to the Haggerty Museum of Art featuring works from various artistic periods and styles.
The Church of the Gesu is a Catholic Jesuit church located on the campus of Marquette University. This astonishing church is actually over a century old--it was built back in the 1890s. Gesu is the Italian name for Jesus. This name was chosen to honor the Church of Gesu in Rome, the burial place of St. Ignatius Loyal, the founder of the Jesuit Society. This church, like many in Milwaukee, earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, and in 1975 is was designated a Milwaukee landmark.
This stadium, seating over 12,000 people, is located in the town of Milwaukee near Lake Michigan. It is the venue of choice for several expositions, Disney on Ice events, conferences, seminars, music concerts and festivals. Boxing, soccer, baseball, and wrestling games are also held here. Check the website for details on upcoming events and availability of tickets.
Located in the heart of Downtown, the Delta Center (formerly the Midwest Airlines Center and Frontier Airlines Center) is Milwaukee's Convention Center. Both the U.S. Cellular Arena and the Milwaukee Theater are part of the Delta Center. Besides playing host to frequent conferences and conventions, both of these venues present concerts, plays, sporting events and stand-up comedy. Between these two venues, there is likely to be a performance of interest during your trip to Milwaukee. Check the Center's website for a full schedule of conventions and other events.
St. Mary's is Milwaukee's oldest Catholic church. Sitting on a busy corner of downtown, the church as most likely witnessed years of development and change in Milwaukee. The church is famous for a beautiful Annunciation painting sitting above the altar. This painting was actually a gift from King Ludwig I of Bavaria. Regardless of your religious affiliation, stop in to appreciation this beautiful work of art.
The Unitarian Church North, which is based inside a simple structure, is home to the Unitarian Universalist congregation of Mequon. It opens the door for people of any religious backgrounds and race, and preaches about the values such as freedom of religious expression, sense of justice and equality. Apart from the regular Sunday prayer service, the congregation participates in various social activities that involves people of all ages. Events like concerts and lectures are also held at the church hall. Visit their website to know more.
Unlike its neighboring cities, Wisconsin Dells and Milwaukee, Grafton may not have scenic landscapes and water parks or beer brewing companies to boast of. But this quaint village has its own charm; be it the restaurants and stores dotting the village or biking, golfing, canoeing and other recreational activities offered here. Do come by for a laid-back and relaxed vacation away from the metropolitan hustle-bustle.
First Congregational Church in Waukesha, Wisconsin was constructed in 1876. The church is designed in Victorian, Gothic and Tudor Revival architectural styles. It organizes worship every Sunday morning at 9:30a. Owing to its immense architectural and historical significance, it has been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. It is also effectively utilized as a church school.
The renowned First Methodist Church, located in Waukesha, is a brilliant structure constructed more than a century ago in 1898. The church offers for two worship services on Sundays. While the 9:00a service is a more traditional worship method, the one at 10:30a makes way for an informal setting with mild musical instruments. It also holds Sunday School to impart Biblical knowledge and values to young children. It stands as a splendid example of the Romanesque style of architecture, and was added in the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1983.