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!
Or download the Soldiers Home Walking Tour app for a self-guided tour around the grounds!
MPA Night at the Milwaukee Milkmen!
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.
The marquee letters are now 25% off! Use code MPA2022 at checkout!
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
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