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Bob Giese

Bob Giese is a Milwaukee history buff who has written a number of articles on Milwaukee, including the “Beer Barons,” “Milwaukee River,” “Mac Arthur Family,” “City Hall” and “How Milwaukee Got Its Name.” He gives tours, has provided staffing for the annual Spaces & Traces, and provides historical talks for Historic Milwaukee. Bob also provides tours for Forest Home Cemetery and has worked on providing tombstones for Famous Milwaukeean’s that are without. One of his favorite projects was the reenactment of the 100th anniversary of the attempted assassination of Theodore Roosevelt. He is a member of Historic Milwaukee Inc., Visit Milwaukee, Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee County Historic Society, and The Museum of Beer and Brewing. Currently, he also sits on the board for The Museum of Beer and Brewing and the Open Door Café, which provides meals for those in need.


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