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

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to all veterans,
living or deceased, of all wars.

 
Erected 1982 by Yankton County Commissioners.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 42° 52.184′ N, 97° 23.79′ W. Marker is in Yankton, South Dakota, in Yankton County. Memorial is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Broadway Avenue (U.S. 81), on the right when traveling east on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 W 3rd St, Yankton SD 57078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Yankton Stockade Site (a few steps from this marker); First Dakota National Bank of Yankton (within shouting distance of this marker); West Wall / Yankton Stockade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Dorion, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. McMaster (approx. ¼ mile away); Meridian Bridge Connects Continent from North to South
Veterans Memorial 2006 Addition image. Click for full size.
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2. Veterans Memorial 2006 Addition
Featuring four granite benches and five granite pedestals displaying lasered photographic military scenes. Each of the five pedestals and associated flags represent one of five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Trial of Jack McCall for Murder of "Wild Bill" (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yankton.
 
Veterans Memorial U.S. Coast Guard Granite Pedestal image. Click for full size.
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3. Veterans Memorial U.S. Coast Guard Granite Pedestal
"Always Ready"
Recovery drill with HH-65B "Dolphin" and 47' Motor Life Boat
Veterans Memorial U.S. Army Granite Pedestal image. Click for full size.
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4. Veterans Memorial U.S. Army Granite Pedestal
"This We'll Defend"
M-1 Abrams tank on maneuvers
Veterans Memorial U.S. Marine Corps Granite Pedestal image. Click for full size.
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5. Veterans Memorial U.S. Marine Corps Granite Pedestal
"Semper Fi"
Marines raising the flag over Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima.
Veterans Memorial U.S. Navy Granite Pedestal image. Click for full size.
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6. Veterans Memorial U.S. Navy Granite Pedestal
"Honor Courage Commitment"
USS South Dakota (BB-57), 1942-1962
Veterans Memorial U.S. Air Force Granite Pedestal image. Click for full size.
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7. Veterans Memorial U.S. Air Force Granite Pedestal
"No One Comes Close"
(Left to Right)
B-52 Bomber, B-29 Superfortress, B-2 Stealth Bomber
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2021. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 1, 2021.   7. submitted on August 2, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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