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Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, August 17, 2011
1. Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Fond du Lac County
Rolling Meadows
Golf Course

Dedicated to All
War Veterans of
Fond du Lac County
This
Bicentennial Year
1976

A Time Capsule
Containing Historical
Information Sealed
Herein – To Be
Opened in the Year
2076

 
Erected 1976 by the county Parks and Development Committee; Fond du Lac Jaycees and Noon Lions Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 43° 45.28′ N, 88° 28.598′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker can be reached from West Rolling Meadows Drive, 0.1 miles east of South Military Road. Marker is in the median of the entrance to Rolling Meadows Golf Course. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 560 West Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac WI 54937, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. County Home Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Military Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pier Cemetery 1838 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pier Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Hamilton (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Military Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fond du Lac.
 
More about this memorial. "A Bicentennial tribute to all veterans of Fond du Lac County has been scheduled for noon Nov. 11 at the entrance to Rolling Meadows Golf Course where a county veterans memorial is being erected. The date coincides with the original Veterans Recognition Day in the United States. The memorial is to include a time capsule to be opened Nov. 11, 2076. Among the items in the capsule will be copies of the Fond du Lac Reporter's Bicentennial Edition, published June 30, and the memento publication of President Ford's visit last April. The memorial also will include a 35-foot flagpole, decorative planter area of native Fond du Lac stone and an inscription..."
—excerpt from Fond du Lac Reporter November 4, 1976
 
Also see . . .  Rolling Meadows Golf Course
Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. Fond du Lac County Veterans Memorial
. Directions and Map. (Submitted on September 11, 2011.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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