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November 24, 2015

 

Six buildings in the historic Soldiers Home property in Milwaukee will soon be put on the market for long-term leases to be restored for veteran housing.

 

“This is a big breakthrough,” said Dawn McCarthy, president of the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance. “This is reall...

June 2, 2015

 

Historic buildings at the former Milwaukee Soldiers Home grounds would be redeveloped into veterans housing and other vet services under several conceptual proposals being reviewed by federal officials.

 

The Department of Veterans Affairs received 10 responses to a re...

October 23, 2014

There are many reasons to love Milwaukee. From local breweries, festivals and nightlife to major league sports – Milwaukee has it all. But in addition to these well-known Milwaukee staples, there are a few unique and arguably one-of-a-kind reasons to love Milwaukee, on...

March 14, 2014

The following coverage appeared on Milwaukee Magazine’s Website. 

 

Built in 1881, the Ward Memorial Hall on the Milwaukee Soldier’s Home Grounds has been in desperate need of a facelift since 1989. And this spring, it finally gets one.

 

BY AIMEE ROBINSON

3/14/2014

 

Photos...

November 9, 2012

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 and...

October 2, 2012

Click here to check out Soldiers Home as part of C-SPAN’s American History TV’s look at Federal Architecture in Milwaukee.

 

Kathy Kean, a retired Wisconsin High School U.S. History teacher takes American History TV on a tour of historic buildings and neighborhoods in Mi...

June 4, 2012

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.

May 7, 2012

By Kathleen Gallagher of the Journal Sentinel

 

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. will put $150,000 into a new fund aimed at seeding start-up companies run by military veterans and helping them to hit the ground running.

 

The investment will make Wisconsin the firs...

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