Hello, I’d like to share an article that was posted on the local Milwaukee entertainment website called OnMilwaukee.com. The article can be found here: In Festival Guide Polish Fest: June 18-20 More information about the entertainment and events at Milwaukee’s annual Polish Fest can be found here: Polishfest.org I am volunteering at the Polish Genealogical […]
Hello, Yesterday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (www.jsonline.com) reported that the Polish Institute of Arts & Sciences of America will be holding its 68th Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 4-5, 2010. The program schedule looks outstanding and can be viewed here: Schedule. The conference will cover topics from Polonia to Poland, both past and […]
Hello, Kazimierz Pulaski was made an official U.S. citizen this month, coinciding with the commemoration of Polish-American Heritage Month. More info can be found at a highly recommended site for Polish-American news called the Polish American Journal Today. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there is a park named in his honor on the city’s east side near […]
Hello, This post is coming very late and I do apologize. October is Polish-American Heritage Month, more information can be found on What’s Past Is Prologue post titled Polish-American Heritage Month I am going to try my hardest to devote a few posts, before the end of the October, that will be dedicated to this […]
Hello, Below are scanned pictures of the pamphlet and brochure that were handed out at the Basilica of Saint Josaphat’s Exhibit. They contain history and information about the basilica. Click on each picture to enlarge. Source: The Basilica of Saint Josaphat. Welcome!. Brochure: Cover. Milwaukee, WI: 2009. Source: The Basilica of Saint Josaphat. Welcome!. Brochure: […]
Hello, Here are some more pictures that I took while walking through the exhibits in the Polish Cultural Village. The first two pictures are taken of displays that provided history and information about certain areas in Poland. Sorry that the pictures don’t provide more deatil….. Source: Personal. Photograph. June 20, 2009. Digital image. Polishfest Picture […]
Hello, I had enjoyed myself this year at Polishfest 2009 more so than any other year. Volunteering at the PGSA Geneaolgy Booth was a great opportunity to meet fellow genealogy enthuaiasts and try to help others. I met some good people this year. I had the opportunity of meeting and volunteering with Karen Duffy, who […]
Hello, This year I was contacted by one of the PGSA’s (Polish Genealogy Society of America) Directors, named Norman Parchim, to volunteer at the genealogy tent during Milwaukee’s Polishfest 2009. I was more than happy to do so. I have just received my volunteer packet in the mail. I will be at the PGSA genealogy […]
Hello, Milwaukee’s Polish Fest 2009 is quickly approaching. The event is located at Milwaukee’s lakefront on the Summerfest grounds and lasts three days long, June 19-21. The dates and times are listed below: Friday, June 19th: Noon-Midnight Saturday, June 20th: Noon-Midnight Sunday, June 21st: Noon-10:00 pm Besides the food and music, Polish Fest has a […]
Hello, During a meeting at St. Hyacinth’s, on March 22, 1908, the parish organization agreed to build a new parish on the corner of 19th and Becher Street. In 1909, the parish was completely built. (Borun, Thaddeus, We, the Milwaukee Poles (Milwaukee: Nowiny Publishing Co. 1946)). The parish is currently active and more info can […]
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