Tag Archives: Ward Memorial Hall

Rediscovering the healing power of nature and architecture

Therapeutic environments have benefited a great number of veterans dealing with medical ailments, but what many may not know is that this kind of healing has been taking place right in our own backyard at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical … 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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Did you know?

A life sized figure of General U. S. Grant, mounted on a bay horse, is one of the ornamental stained glass windows in the Ward Memorial building. This was used as a decoration during the G. A. R. National Encampment … 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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