Milwaukee Yacht Club

Glance at Yesterday

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:10 pm

This photo, taken circa 1940, shows the Milwaukee Yacht Club in McKinley Marina. Founded in 1871, the MYC bills itself as the oldest premier yacht club on Lake Michigan. This 1896 clubhouse was destroyed by fire in 1943, and the current structure was built in 1967.

 

— This photo is from the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Photo Archives collection.

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