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The National Historic Landmarks program has announced its annual photo competition! The subject of the photograph must be a National Historic Landmark. The Milwaukee VA National Soldiers Home Historic District received this honor in 2011, making it a perfect landmark … Continue reading
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Milwaukee’s National Soldiers Home, once a lifeline for veterans returning from war and today a gracious park-like area with both functional and dilapidated buildings, was named a national historic landmark Thursday. “This is basically the highest level of recognition that … Continue reading
Milwaukee, Wis. — Today, U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) and Senator Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) lauded Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s designation of the National Soldiers Home Historic District as a National Historic Landmark. There are currently about 2,500 sites nationwide with … Continue reading
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the designation of 14 new national historic landmarks in 11 states and the District of Columbia that have played an integral role in the development of the country. “Each of these landmarks … Continue reading