Ashton in Osceola County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Osceola County Freedom Rock
-- Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II --
[George Veenker, born in Ashton, veteran of WWI as a pilot, well-known Iowa State University Coach.]
[Emma Schweer, born in Ocheyedan, became a pilot and later trained WWII pilots, lived to 105 years.]
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Some Gave All
[Leland Zahn, from Harris, US Marine Corps, killed in action in Vietnam 4/5/1967.]
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[Our national bird and Old Glory.]
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Freedom Rock Memorials series list.
Location. 43° 18.689′ N, 95° 46.962′ W. Marker is in Ashton, Iowa, in Osceola County. Memorial is on Oak Hill Avenue, 0.1 miles north of E 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2332 Oak Hill Avenue, Ashton IA 51232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of 1972 Osceola County Time Capsule (approx. 6½ miles away); Osceola County GAR MemorialOsceola County World War I Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); Osceola County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); Historical Record (approx. 8.7 miles away); Sanborn Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Sanborn Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Sanborn, Iowa Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. 4. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.