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December 2, 2014


As you may know, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are considering different design options for the expansion of Interstate I-94, which runs through the Milwaukee Soldiers Home.

Since the expansion will...

September 25, 2014

On Sunday, September 21, 50 people had a unique opportunity to experience an invaluable historical asset to the nation – The Milwaukee Soldiers Home on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.


The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) teamed with the M...

July 8, 2014

We often hear from people who have lived in the area their entire lives, but never knew about the Milwaukee Soldiers Home. This week, we made great progress in raising awareness of one of Milwaukee’s own National Historic Landmarks.


​​Thanks to funds raised by the Milw...

July 7, 2014

Over the years, the Tubesing siblings have celebrated major birthdays together. They’ve taken trips and been on adventures, but when it was Helen’s turn to decide how to celebrate her 70th birthday, she wanted to return to a place where she grew up – the Milwaukee Sold...

June 27, 2014

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) are excited to share news of the latest progress in the effort to return the Milwaukee Soldiers Home’s vacant buildings to the service of Veterans.


This week, the U.S. Department...

June 11, 2014

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) announced today that the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will commence repairs to several historic buildings on the grounds of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home Historic District...

May 15, 2014

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Louis Goodstein, or “Louis from St. Louis,” as he would say. He took on the nickname while stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri for basic training. He would often venture into St. Louis during leaves.



Goodstein, o...

May 9, 2014

A tremendous thank you to everyone who contributed to the Soldiers Home Wayfinding and Awareness Campaign. The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance would not have been able to achieve its goal without the generous support of the many individuals and groups who care deeply a...

May 7, 2014

The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. Fisher House Wisconsin’s mission is to provide a “home away from home” for military and veterans’ families to be close to a loved one during hospital...

February 26, 2014

MPA receives $5,000 Matching Grant from the National Trust

MPA Hits halfway mark of campaign to raise funds for Soldiers Home signage along I-94 and the Hank Aaron State Trail


The Milwaukee Preservation Alliance (MPA) recently announced that it has raised enough funds t...

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