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Walk the Hank - Footsteps of a Civil War Soldier

  • 700 block of S 56th St (north of National Avenue) (map)

Location: Meet in the 700 block of S 56th St (north of National Avenue)

Take a beautiful guided tour of the Hank Aaron State Trail and Milwaukee Soldiers Home Grounds with Melissa Cook, Trail Manager. We will use the Trail to walk to and through the nationally recognized Historic Soldier’s Home Campus, established at the end of the Civil War as a place of healing and respite for soldiers. You won’t want to miss this up close look at the great gothic tower now on the Historic Registry!

Cost: $2 residents / $2 non-residents -- includes a Hank Aaron State Trail themed gift. All children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult; children under 5 years old are free.

Register at The link should take you right to the registration page. If not, the activity code is 1RAE5010-RS01.

Questions: Contact Jill at