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Richfield in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 19, 2013
1. World War Memorial
Inscription.  
We Honor Those
- Who -
Do Us Honor

In this metal we inscribe our humble expression of appreciation to those citizens of this community who answered our country's call to arms, and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in the World War 1914·1918
——
Dedicated by
Richfield and Community
1918

 
Erected 1918 by the City of Richfield and Community.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 44° 53.181′ N, 93° 16.017′ W. Marker is in Richfield, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Memorial can be reached from Portland Avenue south of East 64th Street, on the left when traveling south. Memorial is immediately north of the Honoring All Veterans Memorial in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6529 Portland Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55423, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Honoring All Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The First Flag Raised Over Iwo Jima
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 19, 2013
2. World War Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); PFC. Jimmy Berray (approx. 1.2 miles away); Richfield Pioneer Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Original Millstone from the Washburn-Crosby Flour Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bicycle Paths (approx. 2 miles away); The Crash of Flight 307 (approx. 2 miles away); Playgrounds (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield.
 
Also see . . .  John O. Dobson. Find A Grave memorial. (Submitted on May 26, 2014.) 
 
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, May 7, 2014
3. World War Memorial
John Dobson Cenotaph (right)
John Dobson Confederate Headstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, May 7, 2014
4. John Dobson Confederate Headstone
Pvt John O Dobson
Co A
2 NC Inf
CSA
Sep 3 1863
The Honoring All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 19, 2013
5. The Honoring All Veterans Memorial
The World War Memorial is at the end of the walkway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   5. submitted on April 18, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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Jun. 24, 2022