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Blatz Family Mausoleum | by CJ Schmit
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Blatz Family Mausoleum

This is the Mausoleum belonging to the Blatz family made famous by their beer. It was built in 1896 and when it was complete it was 40 ft tall, 38 feet long, and 30 ft wide. It weighs 1,050,000 lbs or 525 tons. It was made by the Milwaukee Monument Company and the Barre Granite was quaried from Barre, VT. It resides in the Forest Home Cemetery on Milwaukee's south side. 9/2/2012

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Taken on September 2, 2012