Spring Grove in Houston County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Spring Grove Area Veterans Memorial
for all, with Firmness in the Right as
God Gives us to See the Right, Let us
Strive on to Finish the Work We are in,
to Bind up the Nation's Wounds, to care
for him who shall have born the Battle
and for his Widow and his Orphan, to do
all which may Achieve and Cherish a Just
and Lasting Peace among Ourselves and
with all Nations.
Second Inaugural Address, 1865
This Memorial was erected by the
Spring Grove Area Veterans
in Cooperation with the
City of Spring Grove,
American Legion Post 249
and its Auxiliary,
the Giants of the Earth Heritage
Center, the Veterans and
Citizens of Spring Grove, the
Black Hammer, Spring Grove
and Wilmington Townships,
and many others who donated
their time and treasure.
Erected June 24, 2017
Erected 2017 by Spring Grove Area Veterans Memorial Group in Cooperation with the City of Spring Grove, American Legion Post 249 and
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 24, 2017.
Location. 43° 33.708′ N, 91° 38.095′ W. Marker is in Spring Grove, Minnesota, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Drive and 1st Avenue NE on Maple Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Maple Drive, Spring Grove MN 55974, 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. The Portland Prairie Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); Hesper Community (approx. 8.6 miles away in Iowa).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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