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Veterans Memorial Fountain

"This We Shall Remember"

 
 
Veterans Memorial Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
1. Veterans Memorial Fountain Marker
Inscription.  

Kenoshans have fought and died in seven wars, leaving a legacy of courage and devotion, and a selfless contribution to our survival as a free nation.

This boulder is from a World War Two battle area near the city of Naha, Okinawa. The sand is from the Omaha and Utah Beaches of Normandy, France. Stone and sand symbolize the worldwide battlegrounds of all wars where Americans have died.

Erected by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc." Dedicated the 7th day of November, in the Year of the American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc.".
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 42° 35.258′ N, 87° 49.177′ W. Marker is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Memorial is at the intersection of
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6th Avenue and 52nd Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Avenue. Marker and fountain are in Navy Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenosha WI 53140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operations Desert Shield / Storm Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Marine Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenosha (Southport) Lighthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Kenosha County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenosha.
 
Veterans Memorial Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
2. Veterans Memorial Fountain and Marker
Boulder from Okinawa
Veterans Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 7, 2013
3. Veterans Memorial Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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