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Creston in Union County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

1861 - 1865

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

In memory of
Our Country's Defenders

 
Erected by Woman's Relief Corps of T. J. Potter and Union Posts [Grand Army of the Republic].
 
Location. 41° 3.281′ N, 94° 22.872′ W. Marker is in Creston, Iowa, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of McKinley Street and Lake Avenue, on the right when traveling south on McKinley Street. Click for map. Memorial is in McKinley Park. Marker is in this post office area: Creston IA 50801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Barn (approx. mile away); Log Cabin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln No. 5 School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barber Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Depot, Caboose and Signal tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Creston Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Phillips 66 Gasoline Station (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Creston.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
2. Civil War Memorial
Looking east toward back of memorial
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
3. Civil War Memorial Statue
Civil War Memorial Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
4. Civil War Memorial Statue Detail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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