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5 Fun Facts About August 22 In Wisconsin History

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1. On August 22, 1831, the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) tribe ceded a large portion of their land to the United States government. The treaty, known as the Treaty of Fort Crawford, opened up land for settlement in southern Wisconsin.

2. August 22, 1885, marked the opening of the Milwaukee Public Museum, which was originally located in the Milwaukee Public Library. The museum moved to its current location in 1963 and features over 4 million specimens, artifacts, and exhibits.

3. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was founded on August 22, 1956, as the UW-Milwaukee Extension Center. The university has since grown to become the third-largest university in the state of Wisconsin.

4. On August 22, 1967, the Green Bay Packers played their first game at Lambeau Field. The stadium has since become an iconic venue and home to one of the most successful NFL franchises in history.

5. In 1971, the Milwaukee Brewers played their first game at County Stadium on August 22. The Brewers moved to Miller Park in 2001 but the old stadium remains a beloved landmark in Milwaukee sports history.
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