Ward Memorial Hall

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Ward Memorial Hall
Ward Memorial Hall Nov2011.jpg
Ward Memorial Hall
Location 5000 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Architect Henry C. Koch
NRHP Reference # 84003748
Added to NRHP September 6, 1984

Ward Memorial Hall is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

History[edit]

The hall is one of the oldest theaters in Wisconsin.[2] In addition to drama and vaudeville productions, it has featured performers such as Bob Hope, Will Rogers, Ethel Merman, Nat King Cole, Liberace, George Jessel, Burns and Allen and Sophie Tucker.[3] The hall is located within the Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ward Memorial Hall". Landmark Hunter.com. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  2. ^ "Our Buildings - Ward Memorial Hall". Soldiers Home.org. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ "Ward Memorial Hall - Milwaukee, WI". Waymarking.com. Retrieved 2012-03-10.