Osakis in Douglas County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Osakis Armed Forces Memorial
Bill Sliper Lion’s Park
In Honor of All Men and Women Who Serve
For Those who are Missing or Imprisoned We ask for Mercy, Strength, and Courage Until Their safe return to their Families
All Gave Some
Lord, I ask for courage Courage to face and Conquer my own fears Courage to take me where Others will not go
Some Gave All
Honoring All Women Who Served
Some Wounds Are Visible Some Are Not
We Will Never Forget
Bravery Sacrifice Honor
Erected 2013 by VFW Post 7902 Osakis Lions Club the City of Osakis.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 45° 51.463′ N, 95° 9.037′ W. Marker is in Osakis, Minnesota, in Douglas County. Memorial is on 1st Ave E near Viking Trail (State Highway 27), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 820 1st Ave E, Osakis MN 56360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Stage Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Red River Ox Cart Trails (approx. 9.4 miles away); Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home (approx. 12˝ miles away); Boyhood Home of Sinclair Lewis (approx. 12˝ miles away); Sinclair Lewis (approx. 12˝ miles away); Main Street (approx. 12.8 miles away); The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan (approx. 12.9 miles away).
More about this memorial. Note: this is a complex site with multiple polished black stone steles, three beds of pavers with names, twelve black stone benches (honoring individuals and donors), a donation stone, two arches/gates, three main steles grouped in the center, three flagpoles, and a helmet/rifle sculpture. The inscriptions are scattered throughout the site. Six more black stone benches line the sidewalk leading from the parking lot.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 9, 2022, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.