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Auburn in Nemaha County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond

 
 
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond Marker
Inscription.

This Lily Pond was originally
constructed in 1930,
using a steam engine flywheel
belonging to Western Public
Service Company,
the electrical supplier to the
City of Auburn at that time

The Pond was restored in
2004-2005
as an Eagle Scout project

 
Location. 40° 23.645′ N, 95° 50.233′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Nebraska, in Nemaha County. Click for map. Marker and pond are near the municipal swimming pool at Legion Memorial Park, about 400 feet southeast of the intersection of J Street (US Hwy 75) and 10th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn NE 68305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nemaha County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legion Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); Auburn Post Office Mural (approx. mile away); Half-Breed Tract (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Little Red Schoolhouse (approx. 7.8 miles away); Peru State College (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentMan-Made Features
 
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond and Marker
Looking east, with marker on the large rock, with municipal pool in background. Flags flying for Memorial Day.
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
3. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond
Looking northwest into Legion Memorial Park. Flags flying for Memorial Day.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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