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Mendota Heights in Dakota County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

United States War Veterans Memorial

 
 
United States War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
1. United States War Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated
to the memory of all
United States War Veterans
June 25, 1939
Dedicatory Committee
United Spanish War Veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars
American Legion

 
Erected 1939 by the United Spanish War Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion.
 
Location. 44° 52.744′ N, 93° 10.283′ W. Marker is in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, in Dakota County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Pilot Knob Road (County Road 31) and Acacia Boulevard. Click for map. Memorial is in Acacia Park Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2151 Pilot Knob Road, Saint Paul MN 55120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pilot Knob (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mendota / Sibley House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. half a mile away); General Henry Hastings Sibley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mendota Work Camp No. 1 (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Where the Waters Meet" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Faribault House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mendota / Sibley House Association (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mendota Heights.
 
Categories. Military
 
United States War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
2. United States War Veterans Memorial
Muzzle Markings image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
3. Muzzle Markings
Beth. Steel Co. 1907
788 pounds No. 21 C.C.W.

Translated, the gun was manufactured at the Bethlehem Steel Company in 1907, the weight was 788 pounds when produced, registry number 21 (the 21st gun in this pattern), inspected by C.C.W.
Carriage Plate image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
4. Carriage Plate
No. 383
3 inch Gun Carriage
Model of 1902
Rock Island Arsenal
1911
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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