History Tour - A look back on 140 years of Behavioral Health Services

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Behavioral Health Division

9455 West Watertown Plank Road

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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Join local historians Dr. Michael McBride and Jonathan Piel as they guide you through a historical look at what once was and what remains.

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Requesting Registration for EACH event below. Can sign up for all 3. Sign up for one, or sign up for all.

• 10am – 3:30pm: Single-Day Museum – Visit the once-in-a-lifetime display of historic photos, logs, and artifacts honoring Milwaukee County’s mental health care system. Exhibits spanning every decade since 1880. Open house format. Due to popular demand, extended to 3:30

---- Use Health Complex Parking shown on attached map

• 11am, 12pm and 1pm: Urban Spelunking – Virtual Tour– Video presentation including footage of the now closed and sealed eastern half of the building. Due to popular demand, second and third identical showings offered at noon and 1pm

---- Only sign up for 11a or 12p or 1p showing

---- Use Health Complex Parking shown on attached map

• 2 and 4pm: Hospital Breakout – Visit the sites of former lakes, islands, waterfalls, sculptures, and sunken gardens which still hold clues to their original glory. Made by patients for patients beginning in the 1880s. Join local historians for an outdoor walking tour through the county grounds beautiful historic infrastructure. The fall colors should be in full force. Rain or shine. Dress for the weather. Due to popular demand, second identical tour offered at 4pm

---- Only sign up for 2 or 4p tour

---- Use Sanctuary Woods Parking shown on attached map

---- Sanctuary Woods Parking Map available for pickup at Single-Day Museum location (before 3:30pm)

---- Additional information and more detailed map for walking tour parking at: https://tosahistory13.wixsite.com/tosa

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Behavioral Health Division

9455 West Watertown Plank Road

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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