2017 Historic Preservation Days

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Waukesha Preservation Alliance, along with many other partner organizations, is proud to host Historic Preservation Days Saturday, May 20th through Sunday, May 21st, 2017.

This annual event brings local history to life for all ages. Saturday’s events include historic walking tours of Downtown Waukesha, First Baptist Church and Wisconsin Avenue Historic District, as well as walkings tours of the historic East Broadway Historic District/Buchner Park neighborhood. On Sunday, open houses of historic homes will be offered.

Scavenger Hunt:

A Historic Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest, where participants will search through the historic sections of our City to locate small details of buildings, will be available. All correct entries will be entered in a drawing to win a share of $500+ of prizes from our sponsors! Click here to download the 2017 Scavenger Hunt (3.2mb PDF).

One entry per household. Submit entries to the Waukesha Preservation Alliance information tent next to the Farmer’s Market on Saturday, 5/20/2017, or mail to Waukesha Preservation Alliance, P.O. Box 1862, Waukesha, WI 53187. Entries must be received by 6/01/2017. All architectural features are visible from public accessible areas. No authorization is given or implied to trespass on private property. Entry must have either the building name or address, and entrants name, address and phone number to qualify for prize drawings. Participants under the age of 18 must list the contact information of a legal guardian

Schedule of Events:

For a complete schedule of this years events, click here to download the 2017 Event Guidebook (2.1mb PDF). The guidebook contains times and locations for all events.

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