Introduction to Greendale, Wisconsin
Greendale was originally an Indian Village. In fact, a tribal burial ground was discovered in the area in the 1880s. The U.S. Department of Agriculture established the village in 1936. On May 1, 1938, Greendale was opened for occupancy. Greendale is the birthplace of Jeremiah Curtin, the famous folklorist and linguist, and Emmy-nominated actress Jane Kaczmarek.
Greendale and nearby Attractions
- Southridge Mall Shopping Center
- Boerner Botanical Gardens
- Milwaukee County Zoo
- Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
Things To Do In Greendale
The Greendale Community Church, the Saint Lukes Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Saint Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Church are some of the local churches. The Richard Bong State Recreation Area, the Big Foot Beach State Park and Pike Lake State Park are all nearby as well. Those interested in the area’s history can visit the Milwaukee Public Museum, the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum.
General Mitchell International Airport is nearby.
Greendale Higher Education
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Technical College and Marquette University are the local centers of higher education.