Description

Then & Now: Milwaukee - Solomon Juneau Monument 

 

Years: 1940 / 2013

 

Monument (erected 1887) dedicated to Solomon Juneau at Juneau Park. A an sits on the bench with Lake Michigan behind. 

 

 

 

Brief History:

 

Solomon Juneau...

 

Fur Trader. 

 

Land Speculator. 

 

Politician.  

 

"The Founder of Milwaukee"...   

 

His cousin - Joseph Juneau - also founded the city of Juneau, Alaska!

 

To read more about this fantastic man - check out this link or one many other articles you can find on google..  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon_Juneau

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