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Franklin County Veterans Memorial

Freedom Is Not Free

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

World War I
They Died for Freedom

[Roll of Honored Dead]

World War II
The Supreme Sacrifice

[Roll of Honored Dead]

Korea
They Died for Freedom

[Roll of Honored Dead]

Vietnam
[Roll of Honored Dead]

Dedicated May 31, 2002

 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 6.066′ N, 98° 57.158′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Nebraska, in Franklin County. Memorial is on 16th Avenue (U.S. 136) near Q Street, on the right when traveling south. Memorial is in Franklin City Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin NE 68939, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lockheed F-80 (a few steps from this marker); Franklin Academy (a few steps from this marker); The Old Franklin Congregational Academy (about 300 feet away, measured
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
World War I Honored Dead
in a direct line); Dupee Hall of Music (about 600 feet away); Franklin County (approx. ¼ mile away).
 
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
3. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
World War II Honored Dead
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
4. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Korea-Vietnam Honored Dead
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
5. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
6. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Representative Veteran Bricks
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
7. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
Representative Veteran Bricks
Franklin County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
8. Franklin County Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 25, 2020