Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District

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Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District
Milw VA Grounds buildings Nov2011.jpg
A portion of the district.
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NRHP Reference # 05000530
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 3, 2005
Designated NHL June 17, 2011

The Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005,[1] and designated a National Historic Landmark in 2011.

History[edit]

Contributing buildings in the district were constructed from 1867 to 1955.[2] The home itself, now a medical center for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, is located just south of Miller Park and the Soldiers' Home Reef.[3] Other buildings in the district include ones designed by E. Townsend Mix and Henry C. Koch. Ward Memorial Hall is located within the district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disables Volunteer Soldiers Historic District: Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Find the Data.org. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  2. ^ "Northwestern Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers Historic District". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 
  3. ^ "Northwestern Branch". National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-03-10. 

External links[edit]

Media related to National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Northwestern Branch at Wikimedia Commons