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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 Journal Sentinel: Preserve Soldiers Home; honor vets

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel November 9, 2012 Preserve Soldiers Home; honor vets By Stephanie Meeks and Bob Curry As Wisconsinites observe Veterans Day next week, they should take note of an important but often-overlooked place constructed to serve and honor the men … Continue reading

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Milwaukee VAMC Commences Repairs on Historic “Soldiers Home” Building

Construction crews begin work to save one of America’s most endangered historic places Milwaukee (September 20, 2012)  – The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance announced today that the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center has … Continue reading

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Fencing on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Grounds

If you’ve seen fencing going up around some of the buildings on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Grounds, don’t be alarmed… These aren’t preparations for demolition or any other scary things that could happen to the buildings.  At a recent meeting at the … Continue reading

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A CAC update from the National Trust and MPA

As we continue to welcome home veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, we are reminded of the critical role that medical, social and emotional services play in adjusting to civilian life after what has been, in many cases, multiple tours … Continue reading

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Milwaukee VA Commits to Stabilizing Old Main, Ward Theater

In September, a Programmatic Agreement (PA) was signed between the Milwaukee VA, who owns the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, and a number of consulting parties including the National Park Service and the Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office. As part of the … Continue reading

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