1852 – Milwaukee’s Kossuth House Opened

The Kossuth House hotel at 347 East Water St. in Milwaukee was opened by the proprietors Jacob Schlatter (1821-1884) and Benedict Geser (1819- ca. 1866). At his location the "Teutonia Turner Society" was founded on June 9th, 1852. [Sources: , March 24,1852, page 3; Koss, Rudolf A. . (1871): p. 371.]