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Fort Atkinson in Jefferson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Soldiers and Sailors

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William J. Toman, September 25, 2010
1. Soldiers and Sailors Marker
Inscription. This tree is dedicated to our soldiers and sailors who died in the World War

They died that freedom might not perish from the Earth

Edwin Baldwin Guy Black Warner Boettcher Wilbur Converse Paul Florin Edwin Frohmader Henry Heese Warren Longley Walter Richards Arthur Sauer

Bequeathed in perpetuity to the members of each Senior Class of the High School who will preserve and care for it and thus keep green its branches in memory of these true sons of the Republic who nurtured the tree of liberty with their blood
 
Location. 42° 56.602′ N, 88° 51.458′ W. Marker is in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Campus Road and Lexington Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Campus Road. Click for map. The marker is in front of Fort Atkinson High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 925 Lexington Boulevard, Fort Atkinson WI 53538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panther Intaglio (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Koshkonong (approx. 1.8 miles away); Black Hawk War Encampment (approx. 4.5 miles away); Lorine Niedecker
Soldiers and Sailors Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William J. Toman, September 25, 2010
2. Soldiers and Sailors Marker
The marker is in the bottom center of the photo on a rock enclosed by a short iron fence. Fort Atkinson High School is in the background.
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Lake Koshkonong Effigy Mounds (approx. 5.4 miles away); Lake Ripley (approx. 8.4 miles away); Aztalan (approx. 8.7 miles away); Aztalan Mound Park (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Atkinson.
 
Categories. War, VietnamWar, World I
 
Nearby Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William J. Toman, September 25, 2010
3. Nearby Marker
This marker is on the fence around the Soldiers and Sailors marker. Inscription:

In memoriam
Lance Cpl. Terry D. Beck
Scout Dog Handler
U.S. Marine Corps

Born - July 13, 1949
Killed in Action in Viet Nam
December 20, 1967
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 517 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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