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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 21, 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

Free and Open to the Public


Lectures for 2017


September 18, 2017

Chad Lewis

"Bizarre History of Wisconsin"


Chad Lewis is a researcher, author, and lecturer on topics of the strange and unusual. He holds Bachelor and Master degrees in Psychology and has worked in the field.  For the last twenty plus years he has traveled the globe in search of unique and bizarre stories and history.


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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