George Brosius (1839 to 1920)

Section 9, Lot 33

Brosius was a leader in physical education and the German social-cultural group, The Turnverein, whose principles encouraged gymnastics. He was the superintendent of physical training for Milwaukee Public Schools from 1875 to 1883. In 1875, under Brosius’ direction, the National Turner Association established a normal school of gymnastics on the present site across from the Bradley Center.

George Brosius (1839 to 1920)