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Des Moines in Polk County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

A Reflection of Hope

 
 
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By Juris Bets, April 19, 2011
1. A Reflection of Hope Marker
Inscription.  A Monument Established By The Citizens Of Iowa To Honor Iowans Who Served During the Vietnam War These Absent Friends Will Never Be Forgotten
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 41° 35.368′ N, 93° 36.134′ W. Marker is in Des Moines, Iowa, in Polk County. Marker can be reached from E Walnut Street. On the South Side Of The State Capital. Must park by the War of The Insurrection Monument on E Walnut Street and walk to it. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Des Moines IA 50319, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S-36 Submarine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); William Boyd Allison (within shouting distance of this marker); War Of The Rebellion Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iowa Revolutionary War Monument (about 300 feet away); Iowa Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Des Moines.
 
Additional keywords. Vietnam Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2011, by Juris Bets of Des Moines, Iowa. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 21, 2011, by Juris Bets of Des Moines, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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