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Now we can add “saving endangered buildings” to the list of causes one can support via text message. What is an endangered building, you may ask. Well, there’s one right here in our backyard: Milwaukee’s Soldiers Home campus. Selected as … Continue reading
United States Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) spoke in Washington, DC this morning as the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the National Soldiers Home Historic District one of the eleven most endangered historic places in the country. Congresswoman Moore said, … Continue reading
A lifeline and refuge for veterans who’ve served in every American conflict since the Civil War, Milwaukee’s National Soldiers Home represents one of the nation’s first commitments to give the men and women in the U.S. armed services the benefits … Continue reading
“One of the city’s oldest landmarks is also one of its least-known … and it’s in danger of disappearing…” read Andrew Wagners entire article here.
Wisconsin’s Morning News host Gene Mueller shares his memories of the Soldiers Home Historic District and shares his hope that this historic gem can be preserved. Read Gene’s story at his blog.
Jim Draeger, architectural historian and Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer for the Wisconsin Historical Society discusses the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District’s designation as one of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places on WUWM’s Lake Effect. To listen to Jim’s interview, click here.