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Hanska in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. World War Memorial
with American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary emblems
Inscription.  
1917 • 1918
That freedom, law and justice
might be established thruout the Earth

This monument is erected in honor of the men of Hanska and vicinity who answered their country's call in the World War.

Oscar O. Haugen • John Thordson • Willie Bakken • Elmer Grotta • Lars Melheim • John Helget
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William Greenholz • Theodore N. R. Berge • Wilhelm Johnson • Stanley Anderson • Joseph Bottom • Elvin G. Helling • Albert Vaage • Emil Sletta • Hans Vegum
 
Erected by the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 44° 8.814′ N, 94° 29.689′ W. Marker is in Hanska, Minnesota, in Brown County. Memorial is on Broadway (State Highway 257) south of 1st Street West, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanska MN 56041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Norwegian Stabbur (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanska
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(about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Armstrong (approx. 1.2 miles away); Asle Sorbel's Ride (approx. 1.2 miles away); Omsrud Thordson – Torgrimson Log Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska Pioneer / Lake Hanska County Park (approx. 3½ miles away); Searles (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanska.
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. World War Memorial
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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