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Milwaukee Magazine: If These Walls Could Talk

The following coverage appeared on Milwaukee Magazine’s Website.        Built in 1881, the Ward Memorial Hall on the Milwaukee Soldier’s Home Grounds has been in desperate need of a facelift since 1989. And this spring, it finally gets … Continue reading

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MPA Reaches Key Fundraising Milestone

Receives $5,000 Matching Grant from the National Trust MPA Hits halfway mark of campaign to raise funds for Soldiers Home signage along I-94 and the Hank Aaron State Trail The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) recently announced that it has raised … Continue reading

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A Fundraising Update from MPA

Thanks to our many generous friends, we had a great response to our Soldiers Home Signage Campaign leading up to the holidays. We are very encouraged by the many donations and wishes for good luck. Though we didn’t quite make our end of year … Continue reading

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MPA Launches Fundraising Campaign to add signage for Milwaukee Soldiers Home

National Trust for Historic Preservation to match donations made before the end of the year, up to $5,000! The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) announced today the launch of a fundraising campaign to support the purchase and installation of Department of … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee VA Medical Center balances service, preservation

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Dawn McCarthy Featured in M Magazine’s List of Game Changers

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National Trust report shows Milwaukee VA Medical Center stands apart from its peers

As you may know, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is the custodian for many historic resources across the nation, including those at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home. This week, the National Trust for Historic Preservation released a report, Honoring Our Veterans: … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Soldiers Home Tour is part of Doors Open Milwaukee!

By Genell Scheurell, Senior Field Officer, Chicago Field Office, National Trust for Historic Preservation There’s exciting news coming from Milwaukee!  For the first time, the two-day Doors Open Milwaukee event, that takes place on September 21-22, 2013, is going to … Continue reading

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Join us for a Tailgate at Miller Park

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance invite you to bring your friends, family and colleagues to celebrate the Milwaukee Soldiers Home’s recent successes at a tailgate at Miller Park prior to the Brewers vs. Cardinals … Continue reading

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Save the Soldiers Home Launches Free Walking Tour

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance recently announced the launch of a free walking tour Smartphone app and MP3 download complete with historical photos, audio narration and key historical facts about Milwaukee’s Soldiers Home Historic … Continue reading

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