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Soldiers Home Doors Open Tours A Great Success

On Sunday, September 21, 50 people had a unique opportunity to experience an invaluable historical asset to the nation – The Milwaukee Soldiers Home on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) … Continue reading

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I-94 Signage Installed for Milwaukee Soldiers Home

We often hear from people who have lived in the area their entire lives, but never knew about the Milwaukee Soldiers Home. This week, we made great progress in raising awareness of one of Milwaukee’s own National Historic Landmarks. Thanks … Continue reading

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Siblings Return to Soldiers Home

Over the years, the Tubesing siblings have celebrated major birthdays together. They’ve taken trips and been on adventures, but when it was Helen’s turn to decide how to celebrate her 70th birthday, she wanted to return to a place where … Continue reading

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VA Requests Expressions of Interest

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) are excited to share news of the latest progress in the effort to return the Milwaukee Soldiers Home’s vacant buildings to the service of Veterans. This week, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Summer Marks Start of Construction on Soldiers Home Grounds

Multiple Historic Buildings to be Repaired, Vacant Buildings Remain Threatened The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) announced today that the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will commence repairs to several historic buildings on … Continue reading

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WWII Veteran Remembers His Time Serving at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Louis Goodstein, or “Louis from St. Louis,” as he would say. He took on the nickname while stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri for basic training. He would often venture into St. … Continue reading

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MPA Reaches Fundraising Goal!

A tremendous thank you to everyone who contributed to the Soldiers Home Wayfinding and Awareness Campaign. The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance would not have been able to achieve its goal without the generous support of the many individuals and groups who care deeply about … Continue reading

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