Forest City in Winnebago County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Winnebago County, Iowa Veterans Memorial
World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Peacetime
One has to leave it to understand and truly love it. One has to sit in isolation and yearn for it, and once one has experienced the yearning, then one understands it more and loves it with the proper awe.
The Winnebago County Posts of the American legion and Veterans of Foreign wars.
Freedom is not free
This flag represents America. It honors all who have given in total so others could have freedom. It honors the veterans, the spouses who endured and children who went without.
In honor and memory of all men and women who served the armed forces of the United States of America.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, Vietnam. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 43° 15.798′ N, 93° 38.338′ W. Marker is in Forest City, Iowa, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of N Clark Street and W J Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 S Clark Street, Forest City IA 50436, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Soldier - Winnebago County Civil War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forest City, Iowa Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Winnebago County (Iowa) (within shouting distance of this marker); Winnebago County Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine (approx. 11.4 miles away); Britt Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 14.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.