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Veterans Memorial Fountain

“This We Shall Remember”

 
 
Veterans Memorial Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
1. Veterans Memorial Fountain Marker
Inscription.

Kenoshans have fought and died in seven wars, leaving a legacy of courage and devotion, and a selfless contribution to our survival as a free nation.

This boulder is from a World War Two battle area near the city of Naha, Okinawa. The sand is from the Omaha and Utah Beaches of Normandy, France. Stone and sand symbolize the worldwide battlegrounds of all wars where Americans have died.

Erected by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc." Dedicated the 7th day of November, in the Year of the American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc.".
 
Location. 42° 35.258′ N, 87° 49.177′ W. Marker is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 52nd Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Avenue. Click for map. Marker and fountain are in Navy Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kenosha WI 53140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operations Desert Shield / Storm Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial
Veterans Memorial Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
2. Veterans Memorial Fountain and Marker
Boulder from Okinawa
(a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Marine Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenosha (Southport) Lighthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenosha County Courthouse (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Kenosha.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
3. Veterans Memorial Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 17 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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