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Mission Statement

The Elmbrook Historical Society is a non-profit educational organization whose purpose is to research the history of Brookfield and Elm Grove and to collect, preserve, and exhibit objects from our past.


Historical Society

Board Meeting Schedule


The Elmbrook Historical Society's Board of Directors meet at 7:00 pm

City of Brookfield

Brookfield Park & Senior Center - East Meeting Room

2000 N Calhoun Road

Brookfield, WI  53005

on the following dates:

February 13, 2017*
April 10, 2017*
June 12, 2017*
August 14, 2017*
October 9, 2017*
December 11, 2017*



Lectures & Meetings

The Elmbrook Historical Society sponsors a
variety of programs on topics of historic interest.

All Programs

7:00 pm

  Brookfield Public Library - Community Room

1900 North Calhoun Road

Brookfield, WI 53005


Lectures for 2017



May 15, 2017

"Victorian Gardens"

Carolyn Dressler

Master Gardener

Ms. Dressler will tell us about Victorian Gardens. She has worked with the Wauwatosa Historical Society on the Kneeland Walker victorian gardens for many years . Her power point presentation will look at those gardens and she will talk about historic gardens and the present day plantings.


September 18, 2017

Chad Lewis


Author of "The Wisconsin Road Guide to to Mysterious Creatures" about haunted places, strange phenomena, and bizarre places where you might come face to face with the strange past of Wisconsin.


2017 Annual Dinner Meeting

Monday, November 6, 2017

Join us for dinner at the

Western Racquet Club

1800 Highland Drive

Elm Grove, WI

An Evening with "Mark Twain"

Thomas Gilding

Award-winning teacher and author shares an evening of

Twain's wit, wisdom and stories of his life.


Details and Registration to follow

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