Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Milwaukee County War Memorial
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 and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1641.
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 (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.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.