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The Milwaukee County Historical Society has historic sites located throughout the County.

These properties, along with the downtown Historical Center, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Each site has independent operating hours, as listed below. Group tours are available at each site and can be arranged by contacting Mary Jo Knapp or completing our tour form.

Trimborn Farm

More information can be found on the Trimborn Farm website.

8881 West Grange Avenue
Greendale, Wisconsin 53129

Hours of Operation
May 15 – October 30
Trimborn Farm Park Grounds: 7am to 8pm
Trimborn Buildings: Open by appointment for guided tours only.

Photography permits are required year-round.

If you are looking for information on Photography at Trimborn Farm, please contact us at

Admission to the Park is FREE.  

Guided Group Tours – Fee based* and by appointment only. Please contact Mary Jo Knapp at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule a tour. 

*Fees for a guided tour is based on group size and date of visit. 

Most buildings on the Trimborn Farm tour are accessible to people with disabilities. Packed gravel drives and lawn may be difficult for those using wheelchairs or walkers. Two wheelchair accessible restrooms are available.

Trimborn Farm is the only Milwaukee County Park with a historic theme. The multifaceted property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a State Historic Site and Milwaukee County Landmark.

Don’t miss the 41st Annual Harvest of Arts & Crafts, on September 7 & 8, 2024.

We invite you to join the Milwaukee County Historical Society at the 41st Annual Trimborn Farm Harvest of Arts & Crafts as we celebrate outstanding local artisans and support Milwaukee County’s only historic park. This popular event attracts thousands of visitors during its annual 2-day run. 

Please contact Mary Jo Knapp at if you would like to learn more about participating in 2024. 

Interested in exhibiting?

Click the Links & Review ALL documents below.

2024 Trimborn Farm Harvest of Arts & Crafts Artist Application Here.

2024 Artist Application Fee

Trimborn Farm Exhibitor’s Map

Additional Booth Photos & Measurements

Kilbourntown House

4250 N. Estabrook Parkway
Shorewood, WI 53211


Free, family-friendly tours offered 10am – 2pm on Sundays, June 23rd through September 29th, 2024.

Kilbourntown House, also known as the Benjamin Church House, was built in 1844 by Benjamin Church, a carpenter from New York. Church, his wife and six children lived in the house, which was originally located in the section of Milwaukee known as Kilbourntown. An excellent example of Greek Revival architecture, the house was saved from destruction in 1938 when it was moved to Estabrook Park and restored as a WPA project, The home contains an outstanding collection of mid-nineteenth century furniture and decorative arts. A kitchen herb garden neighbors the home. The house is maintained jointly by the Milwaukee County Historical Society, the Milwaukee County Parks, and the Colonial Dames. Kilbourntown House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

*Parking is limited due to Shorewood Farmer’s Market.