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

Roadside Park Veterans Memorial

 
 
Roadside Park Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 1, 2011
1. Roadside Park Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Honor and Memory
of All Men and Women
Who Served Our Country
During War and Peace in
the Armed Forces of the
United States of America

Duty Honor Country

 
Location. 44° 44.177′ N, 92° 51.499′ W. Marker is in Hastings, Minnesota, in Dakota County. Marker can be reached from Walnut Street near 10th Street West. Click for map. Memorial is at Roadside Park (along Minnesota Highway 55, mile west of U.S. Highway 61). Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 11th Street West, Hastings MN 55033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Geology of the Dakota County Region (within shouting distance of this marker); Going with the Flow (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hastings Spiral Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Downtown Develops (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spiral Bridge (approx. mile away); Mississippi (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial Levee (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hastings.
 
Also see . . .  Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. Minnesota Veteran Memorials. "This park consists of a half circle stone patio
Roadside Park Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 1, 2011
2. Roadside Park Veterans Memorial
with seven free-standing stones. Six stones have military symbols for the Coast Guard, Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and POW-MIA. The seventh stone is honor/welcome stone. Three large free standing stones form a back wall listing names of WWII Roll of Honor – Our War Dead. Flagpole and lighting." (Submitted on May 7, 2011.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Left Panel image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 1, 2011
3. Left Panel
In Honored Memory of Those Who Served Our Country
[names]
Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 1, 2011
4. Center Panel
WWII Hastings Area Roll of Honor
Our War Dead
[names]
Right Panel image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 1, 2011
5. Right Panel
To the Heroic Defenders of American Liberty
[names]
Original design and carving donated by Matt C. Karpen 1948
Re-designed and manufactured by Minneapolis Granite & Marble Company 1981
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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