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Journal Sentinel: Reclaiming Our Heritage brings history to life

This weekend, the Reclaiming Our Heritage event returned to Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center, featuring re-enactments and encampments from military eras past and present. Click here to check out the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s photos from the event.

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Reclaiming Our Heritage to Welcome Home Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans and Families

On June 2 and 3, Reclaiming Our Heritage (ROH) will be celebrating 11 years of honoring veterans, providing veteran benefit information, highlighting the architectural and cultural treasures of the National Soldiers Home Historic District*, and bringing history to life. Over the … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Heritage to Return in 2012

Reclaiming Our Heritage, the veteran tribute and living history event on the grounds of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District, will be back for at least one more year, June 2-3, 2012. Veterans, visitors and volunteers overwhelmingly persuaded the event committee to … Continue reading

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Reclaiming our Heritage Announces Fourth Annual Civil War Ball

For more information or to purchase tickets visit forohmilwaukee.org or call 414-427-3776.

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Journal Sentinel: VA center, Wood cemetery host final Reclaiming Our Heritage event

John Afton was the first. Afton was 44 when he enlisted in the Union Army on July 31, 1861. Like many Civil War soldiers, he became ill while serving and was discharged less than a year later. Unmarried and without … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Heritage Event is June 4-5

Reclaiming Our Heritage was created in 2002 by a group of dedicated employees of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee. In the past eight years, it has grown to include hundreds of volunteers from the VA and the … Continue reading

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