History of Brookfield and Elm Grove featured in new book

July 6, 2009

Local author Tom Ramstack's new book "Brookfield & Elm Grove" is available now. It holds a great variety of images and photographs of people and places in our community.

 

The images in the book depict what life was like 100 years ago when the 36 square mile Brookfield township had an important agricultural emphasis. You will learn about the close relationships settlers formed with others and their strong sense of community. Along with everyday life, and special occasions, readers will find visual accounts of tornadoes, fires and train wrecks.

 

Ramstack's interest in history rose from stories his father shared with him when he was young. He learned about the once-rural communities of Brookfield and Elm Grove. His newest book, "Brookfield and Elm Grove" is available at local retail outlets, major book stores and the Wisconsin Historical Society.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Brookfield Academy 2/5

» Elm Grove releases surveillance photos of TCF Bank robbery suspects Updated:  2/4

» Brookfield Square already planning another expansion, including parking structure Updated:  2/3

» Brookfield man charged with shooting neighbors arrested again for assaulting hotel manager 2/2

» Town of Brookfield man faces possible prison time in domestic violence case 2/2

» Armed robbers make off with cash from TCF Bank in Elm Grove 2/2

» Sport Shorts: Feb. 4, 2016 2/2

» Lineup change leads to victory for Brookfield Central wrestlers 2/2

» Brookfield East Junior Spartans set football registration 2/2

» 10 college-bound Brookfield student-athletes sign letters of intent 2/2

» New Starbucks to lead Boulder Venture redevelopment project in Brookfield 2/1

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 2/1

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in January 2/1

» Interactive: Brookfield lights that drew complaints are shut down Updated:  1/28

» ELMBROOK SWIM CLUB JAN. 28 1/27

» Sports Shorts: Jan. 28, 2016 1/26

» Brookfield Central girls basketball team loses to Sussex Hamilton, beats Menomonee Falls 1/26

» Brookfield Lacrosse Association registration open 1/26

» Brookfield Central senior wins golf caddy scholarship 1/26

» Brookfield Academy boys basketball team whips Messmer, builds on first-place lead 1/26

» Brookfield Central running back Malik Turner passes away Updated:  1/26

» Brookfield Central boys basketbal team bounces back with win over Menomonee Falls 1/26

» T.C. Swittel commits to Michigan Tech 1/26

» Alleged robber of Brookfield bank could face 40 years 1/26

» Brookfield East wrestlers lose to Hamilton 1/26

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

2015 Writing Contest

 

(Click image for details)

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Advertisement