Huntington County War Memorial
To the men and women who gave their lives on land, sea, and in the sky that mankind might live in freedom.
Left Plaque: Dedicated in Honor of all those who served to protect freedom around the world; Korean Conflict June 27, 1950- Jan. 31, 1955; Vietnam Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975; Grenada Aug 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984; Panama Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990.
Center Plaque: To all veterans in prior wars; World War I Apr. 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918; World War II Dec. 7, 1941 - Aug. 14, 1945.
Right Plaque: Dedicated in honor of all those who served to protect freedom around the world; Operation Desert Shield Aug 2, 1990; Operation Desert Storm Jan 16, 1991, Operation Enduring Freedom Oct. 1, 2001; Operation Iraqi Freedom Mar. 19, 2003.
Erected by Huntington County Commissioners, The right and left plaques were donated by the Ladies Auxiliary Post #85 Huntington, Indiana, The center plaque was donated by the Donald E. Converse American Legion Post No. 85 Huntington, Indiana.
Location. 40° 52.867′ N, 85° 29.633′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson St.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ex Parte Milligan (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Huntington County Boys who lost their lives in the Great War. (a few steps from this marker); The Huntington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Huntington (within shouting distance of this marker); James Danforth Quayle (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington's Ford and First Bridge / Huntington's Buildings Over the River (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall (about 800 feet away); Burk's Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntington.
Additional keywords. WW I and II Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Operation Desert Shield and Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, World I • War, World II •
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