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Galesville in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John F. Cance / Galesville Area Veterans Memorial

 
 
John F. Cance Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 5, 2011
1. John F. Cance Memorial
[south wall]
Inscription.
Memorial
John F. Cance
1870 — 1953
Civic leader and benefactor who
provided a permanent charitable
trust to the City of Galesville
and the surrounding area for
education, beautification, and
charitable endeavors for the
benefit and enjoyment of the
residents of the City of Galesville
and the surrounding area.

Dedicated to the memory and
honor of the men and women
of the Galesville area
who served our country
through war and peace.
May God preserve our
freedom forever.
[military service emblems]
 
Location. 44° 4.985′ N, 91° 21.522′ W. Marker is in Galesville, Wisconsin, in Trempealeau County. Marker can be reached from South Sixth Street south of West Ridge Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is in Cance Park. Marker is in this post office area: Galesville WI 54630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridge Avenue Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Galesville Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Gale College Historic District (approx.
Galesville Area Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 5, 2011
2. Galesville Area Veterans Memorial
[north wall]
half a mile away); Galesville (approx. half a mile away); Galesville Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Decorah Peak (approx. 2 miles away); The McGilvray "Seven Bridges Road" (approx. 5 miles away); The Mississippi River Parkway: (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Galesville.
 
Also see . . .  City of Galesville. Parks & Recreation. Cance Park. (Submitted on November 28, 2011.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable Persons
 
John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 5, 2011
3. John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial
John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 5, 2011
4. John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial
John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 5, 2011
5. John F. Cance / Galesville Veterans Memorial
Cance Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 313 times since then. 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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