Introduction to Greenfield, Wisconsin
Greenfield was the last municipality in Milwaukee County to be incorporated. It left the Township form of government in the year 1957. The Potawatomi Native Americans originally inhabited the area. On March 8, 1839, it became the Town of Kinnickinnic. On February 19, 1841, it was renamed Greenfield, and it became a city on February 14, 1957.
Greenfield and nearby Attractions
- Spring Mall Shopping Center
- Milwaukee Art Museum
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
- Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
- Big Foot Beach State Park
Things To Do In Greenfield
Greenfield is home to the Grobschmidt Park, Armour Park, Holt Park and Zablocki Park. The Spring Mall Shopping Center is the local shopping center. The Milwaukee Art Museum, the Charles Allis Art Museum, the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum are all in the area. One can also visit the Richard Bong State Recreation Area, the Pike Lake State Park and the Big Foot Beach State Park.
General Mitchell International Airport is nearby.
Greenfield Higher Education
The ITT Technical Institute is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Area Technical College and Marquette University.