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West Salem's Veterans' Memorial Park

Originally called Waterloo Park, Veterans' Memorial Park was one of three original parks set aside by La Crosse County in 1907.
(written by Anita Doering, Archives Staff) Photograph thought to have taken by Sander Johnson, courtesy of Reeta Berg Originally called Waterloo Park, Veterans’ Memorial P…

Centennial Garden and the South Side Neighborhood Center

In early 1999, plans for a possible site for the proposed Southside Neighborhood Community Center coalesced on the SW corner of Hood and 6th Streets, with the idea that 3 blighted buildings would be either partially restored or torn down completely to cle…
(written by Scott Brouwer, Archives staff) In the past 50 years, historic preservation has become a key piece of what makes La Crosse unique.  Three residential neighborhoods h…