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Pabst Blue Ribbon Casino at the Century of Progress 1933 Chicago World’s Fair.

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Captain Pabst’s grandson, Frederick August Pabst worked to bring downhill skiing to the U.S.

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Captain Pabst was a giant of Milwaukee culture and history, and his influence cannot be erased from the city despite his departure from life.

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Captain Pabst was a giant of Milwaukee culture and history, and his influence cannot be erased from the city despite his departure from life.

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Teddy Roosevelt’s 1899 visit to Milwaukee, and his connection the Pabsts.

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The Pabst Mansion celebrates Preservation Month with a look back at two restoration projects.

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The history of the formation of Wisconsin Heritages to save the Pabst Mansion and bring attention to preserving historic structures.

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In 1908 the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee purchased the Pabst Mansion and held residence there for 67 years before the home was acquired by Wisconsin Heritages, now known as Pabst Mansion, Inc.

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A brief look at Pabst and sculpture, art made possible by and in honor of the captain.

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Explores Captain Pabst’s love of art beyond the walls of his home.

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The Pabsts had quite the record of giving back to the community. This post explores some of their charitable efforts and the impetus behind them.

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The rise of the Pabst Brewing Company from local sales to a national brand.

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Americans in the 1890s had many new products, inventions and ideas influencing their daily lives as the tumultuous decade closed the 19th century. One of these new thought processes was known as Victorian Germ Theory and it would have a clear impact on the Pabst Family as they designed and built their mansion at 2000 Grand Avenue between June 1890 and July 1892.​

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Happy Birthday, Captain Frederick Pabst!

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When our guests visit the Pabst Mansion, there is always a wry smile when we inform them that both sons of Captain and Mrs. Pabst married brewing heiresses.

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