Veedersburg in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Veedersburg Memorial Park
Honoring All Veterans
Location. 40° 6.716′ N, 87° 15.725′ W. Marker is in Veedersburg, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and West First Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veedersburg IN 47987, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Lee and Mike Ramsey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nineteenth Century Functional Commercial Building (about 400 feet away); Booe - Inlow - d'Arlier Cultural Center (approx. ¼ mile away); Curfew Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veedersburg " Scout Cabin " (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veedersburg (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Veedersburg (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veedersburg.
Regarding Veedersburg Memorial Park.
In 1991 a war memorial was errected by the Veedersburg American Legion to honor all military veterans from the area that gave their life.
To the East end of "Memorial Park" sits the old railroad depot which has been developed into the Fountain County War Museum.
Carl and Beverly Butts, life long residents of the area, have been very active in veteran work. In 2001 this marker stone was erected and dedicated to honor them for their efforts - and - in memory of all military veterans.
Hello. My name is Kelly Renee(Krout) Kirby. I am the youngest daughter of Rusty Krout and the great niece to the Krouts listed on the memorial. Im sorry I didnt get to attend the dedication in 1991. Now here it is 2008 and I was searching for information and ran across the clip on YouTube. Through stories of my dad, Rusty, I got to know my great uncles.
I'm so thankful the town of Veedersburg erected the memorial to the men who sacrificed so much for my generation and
— Submitted December 23, 2008, by Kelly Renee Krout Kirby of Danville, Illinois.
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