Matthew J. Prigge is a freelance author and historian from Milwaukee. He is the author of four books, including the forthcoming Damn The Old Tinderbox: The Gilded Age Fire that Shocked America. He wrote two weekly blogs for expressmilwaukee.com on topics of local history and created the What Made Milwaukee Famous radio series for WMSE radio 91.7. In the summers, he leads sightseeing tours for Milwaukee Boat Line. He lives with his wife and their three occasionally troublesome pet rats on Milwaukee’s East Side.
Read Matthew’s Milwaukee Magazine profile.
Watch Matthew on MPTV’s I Remember with Jim Peck.