On Aug. 19, 2008, Milwaukee got what’s now one of its most “selfied” landmarks: the Bronze Fonz.
Recently the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an article about the statutes 10 year anniversary, and of course it included a photo of Danny Gokey and the Bronze Fonz.
The life-size statue of “Happy Days” character Arthur Fonzarelli, aka The Fonz, is a must-see for visitors. Lake Mills-based artist Gerald Sawyer created the sculpture. The TV show was based in Milwaukee and ran for 11 seasons — from 1974 to 1983.
You can read the full article HERE.
So when Danny Gokey came home to Milwaukee as a Top 3 Finalist in May of 2009, it seemed natural that Danny would stop and visit the Fonz, hang out with some Green Bay Packers, have a parade, a record setting hometown concert for “American Idol” at the Summerfest concert grounds – and so much more! There are MANY videos of that special day for Danny and his fans. We are sharing two below: