The Milwaukee Bridge War

The Chestnut St. Bridge before it became Juneau Ave. Photo: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Bridge War

By Erik Bilstad. CREATED Jan 30, 2014

Milwaukee is celebrating its 168th birthday.

Did you know the city was created, thanks in part, because a fight over a bridge? Author and historian John Gurda told me about the Milwaukee Bridge War.

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Erik chases after his three children in Menomonee Falls when he's not working.

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