Soldiers Home Walking Tours
We are pleased to now offer free regularly scheduled walking tours of the Soldiers Home campus.
Each tour is 90 minutes long, approximately 1 mile, and will cover a variety of fascinating information including the history, architecture, and preservation stories of these historic buildings. Tours run rain or shine.
Come see this award-winning National Historic Landmark for yourself! Register today!
Join us for Happy Hour!
June 1, 2022 5-7pm at Indeed Brewing
Meet and network with people who care about Milwaukee's special places just as much as you do!
This is a casual event to meet with friends, colleagues, and neighbors. We will have a table at Indeed, but that's as far as the formalities go! Please come for a few minutes, an hour, or the entire evening; it's up to you! We just want to mingle with our friends (you!) and celebrate the end of a successful Preservation Month.
Own a Piece of Milwaukee History!
To celebrate Preservation Month, we are selling marquee letters from the Warner Theater! We are so lucky to have received these letters after the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra found them during their renovations and are excited to offer them to you! All proceeds from the sale of these unique letters go to further the mission of MPA to advocate for Milwaukee’s historic buildings.
Quantities are limited, and once they are gone, they’re gone! Act fast!
Event: Celebrate Olmsted!
Historic Columbia Hospital question headed to court
After being granted local historic designation recently by the City of Milwaukee, the future of the historic 1919 Columbia Hospital is now likely to be determined in court. The building's current owners - UWM - have questioned whether the local preservation ordinance applies to state entities, resulting in a temporary restraining order granted by the courts to prevent demolition. The question is scheduled to come before the court next on Thursday, June 30. Keep reading to learn more, and stay tuned for updates as they're available!
Our friend Laura Rinaldi is selling Save the Milwaukee Soldiers Home t-shirts highlighting the Chapel, with proceeds going directly to MPA! Grab a great looking shirt and help support our efforts to preserve this endangered treasure today!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
NATIONAL SOLDIERS HOME in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jeremy Ebersole, Executive Director
Stephanie Livingston, Operations Associate
Tim Houge, Preservation Intern
Board of Directors
Peter Zanghi, President
John Rothe, Vice President
Claude Krawczyk, Treasurer
Joselia Mendiolea, Secretary
Carlen Hatala, City of Milwaukee
Dawn McCarthy, President Emeritus