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Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond

 
 
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond Marker
Inscription.  
This Lily Pond was originally constructed in 1930, using a steam engine flywheel belonging to Western Public Service Company, the electrical supplier to the City of Auburn at that time.

The Pond was restored in 2004-2005 as an Eagle Scout project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicHorticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 40° 23.645′ N, 95° 50.233′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Nebraska, in Nemaha County. Marker and pond are near the municipal swimming pool at Legion Memorial Park, about 400 feet southeast of the intersection of J Street (US Hwy 75) and 10th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Auburn NE 68305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nemaha County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legion Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); Auburn Post Office Mural (approx. ¼ mile away); Nemeha County Courthouse (approx.
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0.7 miles away); Half-Breed Tract (approx. 0.8 miles away); Peru State College (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Little Red Schoolhouse (approx. 7.8 miles away); French Settlement of Julian (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond and Marker
Looking east, with marker on the large rock, with municipal pool in background. Flags flying for Memorial Day.
Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
3. Legion Memorial Park Lily Pond
Looking northwest into Legion Memorial Park. Flags flying for Memorial Day.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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