Parks Renamed Archives

Park re-named in honor of community activist Lucille Berrien

October 28, 2021

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (MAARPR) along with County Supervisor Priscilla Cogg-Jones and a number of other local leaders were proud to officially unveil the new sign for the newly renamed Lucille Berrien Park, 3629 N. 16th St. The park which was originally named Lindbergh Park after… [Read More]

Arlington Heights residents call for renaming of local park to honor local activist

May 13, 2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (MAARPR) hosted a press conference at Lindbergh Park in the Arlington Heights neighborhood campaigning to change the name of the park to Lucille Berrien Park. Ms. Berrien (left photo) was in attendance with the MAARPR to demand the park be named in… [Read More]

Wahl Park renamed to honor abolitionist Harriet Tubman

January 14, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor led an event recognizing the renaming of Wahl Park to Harriet Tubman Park and unveiled publicly for the first time an official Milwaukee County Parks sign with the new name. This past September, Supervisor Taylor sponsored a resolution that officially renamed the park in honor of the… [Read More]