Charles City in Floyd County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Floyd County Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to all Floyd County area veterans who have honorably served, are currently serving or will serve in the uniformed services of the United States during peacetime, conflict or war.
Let this memorial serve as a reminder that freedom is not free and to acknowledge the effort and sacrifice of our local veterans to ensure our way of life.
( inscribed on the back of the first column )
I do solemnly swear that
I will support and defend the
Constitution of the United States
against all enemies, foreign and
domestic; that I will bear true faith
and allegiance to the same; and
that I will obey the orders of the
President of the United States and
the orders of the officers appointed
over me, according to regulations and
the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
So help me God
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 43° 3.905′ N, 92° 40.875′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Main Street, Charles City IA 50616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Main Street Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Mill Wheel (about 700 feet away); Farmer's Trust and Savings Bank (about 800 feet away); Andres Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); 1968 Tornado Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles City Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dana Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Greene Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
More about this memorial. Fourteen polished granite obelisks are inscribed with the names of Veterans and the towns within Floyd County. They are situated on a small plaza such that you must walk through the memorial to enter the courthouse.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.