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

Ipswich Memorial Arch

 
 
Ipswich Memorial Arch South Post East Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 20, 2015
1. Ipswich Memorial Arch South Post East Side
Inscription.  
Plaque South Post East Side.
This pillar of the Memorial Arch of Ipswich is erected in honor of the valiant men of the Community of Ipswich who answered our country's call to arms in the World War 1917-1918 and as an everlasting monument to those who so nobly made the supreme sacrifice.
William C. Dickerson
Clarence W. Elstad
Clifford Evans
Einer Jorgenson
William Keppler
Adolph Forkel
Carl Neis
Benjamin J. Picton
Walter L. Stanard
Harry A. Stroup
Andrew Schaurer
Matt Kirzinger
Plaque North Post West Side.
This pillar of the Memorial Arch of Ipswich is erected as a lasting tribute to the Vision, Foresight and Tireless Energy of Joseph W. Parmley and his co-workers who in 1912 founded the greatest of our trans-continental highways, the Yellowstone Trail. The first portion of the Yellowstone Trail was built from Ipswich its home, east to Aberdeen. From that beginning this
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great highway grew to span our nation from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound.
Sign on North Post East Side and South Post West Side
Home of the
Yellowstone Trail
Organized 1912
Highway U.S. 12
Park Marker
Charles Collier
Memorial
Roadside Park

 
Erected by Funding for Ipswich Memorial Arch was provided by the Mary Chilton Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution through the Mary Chilton Dar Foundation Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (Marker Number 645.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
 
Location. 45° 26.862′ N, 99° 2.107′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, South Dakota, in Edmunds County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 12 and 8th Street, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 12. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ipswich SD 57451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Ipswich Memorial Arch North Post West Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
2. Ipswich Memorial Arch North Post West Side
flies. Medicine or Prayer Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welsh Colony at Powell (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Ipswich, South Dakota. This link goes to the City of Ipswich's History of the Memorial Arch. (Submitted on November 20, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.) 
 
Additional keywords. U.S. Highway 12, The Yellowstone Trail
 
Ipswich Memorial Arch East Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
3. Ipswich Memorial Arch East Side
Ipswich Memorial Arch West Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
4. Ipswich Memorial Arch West Side
Charles Collier Memorial Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
5. Charles Collier Memorial Roadside Park
Ipswich Memorial Arch South Post West-North Post East Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
6. Ipswich Memorial Arch South Post West-North Post East Side
Ipswich Memorial Arch Credits Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, November 20, 2015
7. Ipswich Memorial Arch Credits Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on September 21, 2021. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 20, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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