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

Davison County WWI Memorial Tablet

Davison County Memorial Tablet image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2021
1. Davison County Memorial Tablet
This tablet erected and this grove dedicated by the
Citizens of Mitchell
In memory of those of
Davison County
Who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great World War for Democracy 1917-1919

Howard Barton
John Curtis Berry
Lloyd A. Bishop
Severson Brainard
Peter V. Brethorst
Raymond S. Calkins
Emil H. Carlson
William H. Coacher
Wilber T. Derr
Leroy George Fox
Harold W. Gage
Harry A. Hansen
William H. Jordan
John W. Kempton
Emil Laurson
David McConnell
Clarence McCune
Ray L. McLean
P. H. McManamen
Father C. E. O'Flaherty
McKinley Pound
Emil Rosenquist
Edward Schmidt
Oliver L. Scott
Arthur Earle Shale
William B. Shepard
Lester L. Slagel
R. Carroll Thompson
Carroll B. West

"The right is more precious than peace."

Erected by the citizens of Mitchell.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 43° 42.493′ 
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N, 98° 0.677′ W. Marker is in Mitchell, South Dakota, in Davison County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Gamble Street and East Hanson Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Gamble Street. Located in northwestern Hitchcock Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mitchell SD 57301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mill Stone (here, next to this marker); Davison County, South Dakota, Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Corn Palace (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oscar Howe & Marilyn Wounded Head (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carl Gunderson: (approx. 0.9 miles away); Indian Medicine Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away); Junction of Jimtown & Fort Thompson Trails (approx. 1.6 miles away); Original Site of New Home Lutheran Church (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mitchell.
Davison County Memorial Tablet in Hitchcock Park image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2021
2. Davison County Memorial Tablet in Hitchcock Park
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2021. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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