Milwaukee VA "Soldiers Home" Recognized as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Designation comes as local preservation and veterans' organizations begin new initiatives to raise awareness of the Soldiers Home
MILWAUKEE (December 12, 2012) -The cluster of historic buildings known as the "Soldiers Home" located on the campus of Milwaukee's Clement Zablocki VA Medical Center has been named a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The designation means that the National Trust, working alongside the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance, elected officials, local preservationists and veterans' organizations, is committed to a long-term effort to restore these buildings to active use for the service of area veterans and their families.
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