Preserving appreciation of Greendale, Wisconsin, a National Historic Landmark
and one of only three American Greenbelt communities.
Did you know that Wisconsin’s very first nuclear reaction happened in Greendale? Discover the true story behind this and other stories as the Greendale Historical Society invites you to rediscover the hidden history of Greendale through the pages of the Village Life on Thursday, July 28.read more
Greendale Middle School eighth grade students toured the Greendale’s historic downtown district. Over 200 students and their teachers were escorted by volunteer members of the Greendale Historical Society on Friday, May 27.read more
The Greendale Historical Society is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior of the class of 2016 who is residing in Greendale and pursuing further accredited education.read more
Did you know that Wisconsin’s very first nuclear reaction happened in Greendale? Discover the true story behind this and other tales as the Greendale Historical Society invites you to rediscover the hidden history of Greendale through the pages of the Village Life on Thursday, July 28.
This special presentation will feature stories from 1960 to 1975 as told through the pages of the Greendale Village Life. Historical Society Vice-President and editor of Everything Greendale Bill Attewell will bring the history of Greendale to life with a range of interesting stories, photographs and exciting tales that help tell the history of our Village.
Please join us in the Historic Hose Tower on Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. for this special presentation. A brief membership meeting will follow the program. The event is free and open to the public. For a preview of the presention, please watch the video below.
Tour Historic Greendale
During the summer, the Greendale Historical Society offers guided tours of Historic Downtown Greendale. The tours will coincide with the Open Market held on Greendale’s Broad Street in between Northway and Schoolway. in the shadow of the iconic Village Hall.
It is the mission of the Greendale Historical Society to preserve and promote the buildings, landmarks and artifacts that illustrate the history of Greendale, Wisconsin; to increase awareness, understanding and appreciation of the Village’s founding, growth and designation as a National Historic Landmark; and to strengthen the current and future historic character of the Village.
Historic Greendale Welcome Center
5680 Broad Street
Greendale, WI 53129
Phone: (414) 409-2557
Ted Mainella, President
William Attewell, Vice President
Bob DeRoche, Secretary
At-Large Board Members:
Jim Burns, Mike Connor, Kathleen Kendellen Hart, William Hughes, Georgianne Heymann, Mark Kapacious, Bob Prindiville, Kristi Sanders and Brenda Siemers
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The Greendale Historical Society preserves our past, shares our stories, and connects people to history. Your membership support helps us use the power of history to transform lives.