How did Hales Corners get its name?

How did Hales Corners get its name?

Due to the agricultural traffic along Janesville Road, the area attracted commercial development. It was first referred to as “Hale’s Corners” after William Hale, who became its first postmaster. Later, the apostrophe was dropped, and the name Hales Corners stuck.

Is there trick or treat in Hales Corners?

Greenfield: 4-7 p.m. Hales Corners: 4-7 p.m.

When did Hales Corners Speedway close?

Just to the west, on Highway 100 in Franklin, tiny Hales Corners Speedway became famous for open wheel midget, sprint car, and stock car racing, as well as the legendary Milwaukee Modified series that raced at dirt tracks throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. Hales Corners closed in 2003 after operating for 54 years.

Who is Whitnall Park named after?

Charles B. Whitnall
Originally named Hales Corners Park, the property was later (1932) renamed Whitnall Park in honor of its visionary, Charles B. Whitnall. In 1929, when Whitnall was 70 years of age, he led the effort to create a magnificent cultivated park space for his community…

Is Milwaukee having trick or treat this year?

Many neighborhoods that usually hold massive trick-or-treat gatherings have canceled this year, and some localities, including Milwaukee and Shorewood, have decided not to schedule community trick-or-treat times. Health officials recommend safer pandemic-era celebrations this year such as: virtual costume contests.

What time is trick or treating in Franklin Wisconsin?

4-7 p.m.
Franklin — 4-7 p.m. Glendale — 1-4 p.m. Greendale — 4-7 p.m. Greenfield — 4-7 p.m.

How big is Whitnall?

220 acres
wehr nature center Explore over five miles of nature trails through woodland, wetland, prairie and oak savanna on 220 acres of protected land in Whitnall Park.

How big is Boerner Botanical Gardens?

40 acre
ultimately becoming Boerner Botanical Gardens…a defined 40 acre space on land carved from Whitnall Park.

Where is Hales Corners in Milwaukee, WI located?

Hales Corners is located in southwestern Milwaukee County. It is bounded by Greenfield on the north, Greendale on the east, Franklin on the south, and New Berlin and Muskego in Waukesha County on the west.

Where is Hartson funeral home in Hales Corners Wi?

We are located in the heart of Hales Corners in the Greater Milwaukee area. However, we serve families throughout the southeastern part of the state. We encourage you to contact us to learn more. Enter your email below to have our funeral service notifications delivered to your inbox.

How does the Hales Corners Historical Society help the community?

We accomplish this through our continuing maintenance of the W. Ben Hunt Cabin and its collection of museum artifacts, as well as the Seneca Hale Summer Kitchen. In addition, we present special historical programs four times a year.