Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
National Soldiers Home
Erected 1989 by Wisconsin State Historical Society. (Marker Number
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 1.216′ N, 87° 58.404′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West National Avenue and South 48th Street. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center, in the parking lot off National Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53295, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Volunteer-'98 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.4 miles away); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robin Yount (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henry Aaron (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (approx. 0.6 miles away); Allan H. Selig (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Milwaukee's Soldiers Home named to national list of endangered places. 2011 article by Mary Louise Schumacher for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “The 90-acre site, with its gracious, park-like grounds, a soldiers’ cemetery, a chapel and a theater, is the only Soldiers Home that remains intact, with its surrounding recuperative village still existing.” (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.)
Additional keywords. Veterans
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
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