Written by Tim Mikulski, Manager of Public Affairs
In honor of those who have served in the armed forces, we wanted to highlight and update some of the work that the National Trust has been doing to preserve and protect sites that are significant to veterans.
We are currently working to prevent the closure of Battle Mountain Sanitarium in South Dakota, protecting Hawaii’s Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial from demolition, and finding ways to restore and reuse many buildings at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home campus in Wisconsin. Our staff also worked with the American Legion to pass a resolution in support of stewarding U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) historic properties.
In addition to our National Treasures work, our first all-veteran HOPE (Hands-On Preservation Experience) Crew began working to restore cemetery headstones at Little Bighorn Battlefield in Montana.
So what better time than Veterans Day to share where we stand on these important projects? Here goes:... Read More →
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