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Milwaukee


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Place Type
inhabited place
Description
French missionaries and fur traders visited site 1600s; town developed after Native Americans surrendered claims to land 1831-1833; heavy German immigration 1840-1890; large numbers of Polish and Italian immigrants arrived 1890s; largest city in state.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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