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Plankinton in Aurora County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Aurora County

WWII Veterans Memorial

— Est. 2012 —

 
 
Aurora County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 21, 2016
1. Aurora County Marker
Inscription.  
All Gave Some… some Gave All!

To our Veterans, as protectors of this great nation, we are proud to be able to honor all servicemen and women, past and present.

The original WWII Memorial was built in 1947 by the Veterans of Aurora County VFW Post 6554
 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1947.
 
Location. 43° 43.067′ N, 98° 29.113′ W. Marker is in Plankinton, South Dakota, in Aurora County. Marker is on Main Street near 5th Street. The memorial is 100 ft south of 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plankinton SD 57368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial Highway (approx. 6.6 miles away); American Legion Post 26 Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
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Aurora County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 21, 2016
2. Aurora County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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