Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
War Veterans Monument
we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the
sun and in the morning we
will remember them.
In honor of our community's war veterans.
Gift of Col. John Hicks estate 1963
Erected 1963 by Col. John Hicks (editor and owner of The Oshkosh Northwestern) estate.
Location. 44° 1.326′ N, 88° 31.199′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of Siewert Trail and Pratt Trail on Siewert Trail. Click for map. Monument is in Menominee Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Oshkosh Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); First Catholic Mass (approx. ¼ mile away); Webster Stanley (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Monument Grand Opera House (approx. one mile away); The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Oshkosh.
More about this marker. The quote on the monument is from English poet Laurence Binyon (1869-1943).
Also see . . . Prose & Poetry - Laurence Binyon. "Aside from his best known poem For The Fallen (1914), most notably the fourth stanza which adorns numerous war memorials, Binyon published work on Botticelli and Blake among others." (Submitted on August 20, 2010.)
Additional keywords. Globe Monument
Categories. • Military •
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