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Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veteran's Memorial

 
 
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. Veteran's Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated
in Memory of
the Men and Women
of the
Armed Forces
Who Served
Their Country
in Time of
Peace and War

Dedicated by
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans

 
Erected 1976 by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans.
 
Location. 45° 8.099′ N, 95° 1.714′ W. Marker is in Willmar, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Marker can be reached from Business U.S. 71 half a mile north of 10th Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Memorial is along the east shore of Willmar Lake at Flags of Honor Park. Marker is in this post office area: Willmar MN 56201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.C.C. Worker (within shouting distance of this marker); Robbins Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Great Northern Railway Engine No. 2523 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Geology of the Willmar Region (approx. one
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Veteran's Memorial
mile away); Kandiyohi County Indian History (approx. 1.5 miles away); "Kandiyohi" (approx. 1.5 miles away); Haugen Homestead (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Willmar.
 
More about this marker. An eagle, the seals of the five military branches, and the seals of the sponsoring veteran organizations are engraved on the monument.
 
Regarding Veteran's Memorial. As noted on the sign, the casket flags, which were donated by the families of deceased veterans, are flown on patriotic holidays.
 
Additional keywords. Flags of Honor Memorial
 
Categories. Military
 
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. Veteran's Memorial
Flags of Honor Park
(The memorial can be seen in the distance.)
Flags of Honor Sign image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
4. Flags of Honor Sign
These casket flags, donated by the families of deceased veterans, were dedicated in honor of all Kandiyohi Co. veterans on 11-11-76. They remain flying on all patriotic holidays through the efforts of the veterans organizations of the City of Willmar.
Flags of Honor Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
5. Flags of Honor Park
Flag Storage Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 3 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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