Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Week#38: The Trimborn Farmhouse is a wonderful example of the Milwaukee Cream City brick construction of the mid 1850’s. The Farmhouse is part of the historically significant Trimborn Farm in Greendale, and the lime production industry in Wisconsin.
History records and explains past events, while folklore preserves what people widely remember. Historic Houses in Greendale! The fourth house in the series of historic Greendale houses is the Trimborn Farmhouse located on Trimborn Farm. The Trimborn Farm complex (including the Jeremiah Curtin House) is about 7 acres owned by the Milwaukee County Park System. Trimborn Farm was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1980. Editor’s Note: First three houses in the series were Ross Lodge (see Week#46), Jeremiah Curtin House (see Week#44), and The Silo House (see Week#41). Trimborn Farmhouse – 8881 W. Grange Ave., Greendale, WI 53129 The Trimborn Farmhouse is part of the overall Trimborn Farm complex. The farm had its beginnings …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Re-enactors will discuss the soldiering experience and demonstrate weapons, including an actual Civil War cannon, and other equipment.
The Milwaukee County Historical Society at Trimborn Farm will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War on Friday evening, October 5. Renowned Civil War historian Lance Herdegen will discusses his brand new book, The Iron Brigade in the Civil War: Bull Run to Appomattox, 1861-65. Following Herdegen’s lecture, join the military and civilian re-enactors in tours of their campsites – bring a flashlight and a jacket! On Saturday, October 6, beginning at 10:00 a.m., step into the world of soldiers, artillery, sutlers, civilians, and camp followers. Re-enactors will discuss the soldiering experience and demonstrate weapons, including an actual Civil War cannon, and other equipment, while civilians will share what was life was like on …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The festival featured over a hundred vendors selling original artwork, such as holiday decor, soaps, knitting, jewelry and much more.
The 30th Annual Harvest Festival of Arts & Crafts, hosted by the Milwaukee County Historical Society, featured music, activities, and quality and original artwork from over 100 vendors from throughout the Midwest. The festival continues through Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Join the re-enactors as they represent European and Pacific fronts, as well as German and allied countries during 1940s.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
An exciting look into the 29th Harvest of Art & Crafts at Trimborn Farm and all the talented artists from all over Wisconsin that came together to display their work in the city of Greendale! Over 120 exhibitors gathered with their creations throughout the grounds and in the historic buildings. The show ran from September 10 to September 11.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Join Trimborn Farm and the Milwaukee County Historical Society to the 29th year of the Harvest of Art & Crafts.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Over 120 exhibitors will be selling their high quality, hand-crafted items at the 29th Annual Harvest of Art & Crafts Show on September 10 and 11 at Trimborn Farm. Each artist is carefully selected by a jury from a pool of applications. The jury selects only the best artists to participate in the show. Musical entertainment and delicious refreshments will be available as well. Limited free parking is available on-site. Additional free parking is available at Southridge Mall or on Parking Street in downtown Greendale. A complimentary shuttle will operate between Southridge Mall, downtown Greendale, and Trimborn Farm. Regular event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days and admission is $5.00 for adults. Look in Greendale area retailers for $1…
Monday, June 27, 2011
People have a fun time at the USO Dance.
Trimborn Farms hosted USO dance during Army reenactment weekend on Saturday ngiht.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Concerts will be held third Wednesday of every month from June to August.
Trimborn Farms and the Milwaukee Country Historical Society have a line up for the Ethnic Concert Series at Trimborn Farms inside the Threshing Barn. Wednesday, June 15 – Frogwater: Enjoy the popular Celtic group. John and Susan Nicholson perform innovative interpretations of traditional tunes. Wednesday, July 20 – Lyle Holthaus: Join poet, singer, and folk musician Lyle Holthaus for an evening of guitar, harmonica, and singing. Wednesday, August 17 – Sloboda: Sloboda blends eastern European music with middle eastern influences. Specializing in Serbian dance music, Sloboda will perform a variety of Balkan music. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Free parking is available on-site. The concerts are free, but a $10.00 …