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Milwaukee County War Memorial

 
 
Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
1. Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated on November 11, 1957, to forever honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces to protect and preserve our freedom, especially those who gave their lives.

[Inside the building]
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
Designed by Eero Saarinen, dedicated in 1957, and designated as a Milwaukee Landmark in 1974. In recognition of its architectural and cultural significance to the community.
 
Erected by Milwaukee County.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 43° 2.422′ N, 87° 53.857′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Mason Street, on the right when traveling east. The War Memorial is immediately north of the art museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 750 North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Service Star Legion World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Milwaukee
Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
2. Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker
Located inside the building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Solomon Juneau (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Milwaukee Cargo Pier (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Historic Milwaukee (approx. ¼ mile away); Womens Club of Wisconsin (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Milwaukee County War Memorial. (Submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Milwaukee County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
3. Milwaukee County War Memorial
Milwaukee County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
4. Milwaukee County War Memorial
Looking east along Mason Street.
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
5. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
6. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
7. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Corporal, 3rd Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, 1846
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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