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First Settlers arrive - Morris and Alonzo Culter, H. Luther, J. Manderville, and Isaac and Richard Smart.
First school, Tamarack School, opened
Name changed from Prairie Village to Prairieville
Name changed to Waukesha from Prairieville. Carroll College chartered.
Milwaukee/Mississippi RR arrived in Waukesha, first in state.
Incorporated as the Village of Waukesha. First election of Waukesha Village Officers
Stephen Weber starts West Hill Brewery (Weber's Brewery)
Colonel Richard Dunbar proclaims he was cured of diabetes by drinking water of Bethesda Spring, beginning the Springs Era
White Rock Steamer starts trips on Fox River
First telephones in use at H.M. Youman's Freeman Office
Freeman published first directory of telephone subscribers
Electric lights replace gas streetlights
Waukesha is incorporated as a City and the first Mayor, John Brehm, is elected
Dedication of Waukesha High School
City acquired first park, Cutler Park
Waukesha celebrates the Centennial anniversary of its founding
Lester Polsfuss (Les Paul) born over his father's garage on North Street
Volunteer Fire Department disbanded, a fully paid Department of 17 men established
Former Waukesha Municipal Hospital becomes City Hall
USS Waukesha launched
$88,500 stolen from First National Band - recovered in Frame Park - mystery never solved.
Waukesha South High School Campus opened
Waukesha celebrates 125th Anniversary of its founding
Land for Saratoga Sports Complex purchased
New City Hall built adjacent to former City Hall
The Fire Department took over all ambulance calls in the City
Waukesha North High School opened
State Office Building built in Waukesha
Waukesha celebrates the Sesquicentennial anniversary of its founding
Waukesha West High School opens
Frame Park re-opened after complete makeover
Les Paul dies and is buried at the City's Prairie Home Cemetery
City sets a Guiness World Record for the number of Christmas carolers
Celebration of the City's 125th Anniversary since incorporation as a City and the opening of the new City Hall.