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The bar’s been in the old building as long as the copper/iron ceiling, owner Joe and his son, Jeff, are frequently on hand to tell you the history of Wisconsin’s first bar, and European mainstays and American craft beers dominate the taps here and pay homage to Milwaukee’s early German, Polish, and Irish heritage.

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Landmark 1850 Inn

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The bar’s been in the old building as long as the copper/iron ceiling, owner Joe and his son, Jeff, are frequently on hand to tell you the history of Wisconsin’s first bar, and European mainstays and American craft beers dominate the taps here and pay homage to Milwaukee’s early German, Polish, and Irish heritage.