Michigan City in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Michigan City Memorial Plaza
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 41° 43.407′ N, 86° 54.438′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Memorial can be reached from Lake Shore Drive, 0.1 miles west of Franklin Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located next to the U.S. Coast Guard station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Private First Class Daniel D. Bruce (here, next to this marker); Michigan City GAR Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michigan City Spanish War Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Michigan City Lighthouse (about 400 feet away); S S Eastland Disaster (about 400 feet away); Roger J. McKee Memorial Fountain (about 600 feet away); Michigan City Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away); Millennium Plaza (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
More about this marker. Remembrance plaques and the emblems of the United States Marine Corps, U.S. Army, Department of the Air Force, United States Merchant Marine, United States Coast Guard, Department of the Navy, and to those who were prisoners of war and are missing in action surround the plaza.
Regarding Michigan City Memorial Plaza.
On the rear side of the memorial centerpiece is the following Vietnam memorial:
in the service of our country
during the Vietnam Conflict
from Aug. 5, 1964 to Aug. 15, 1973
Cpl. Bobby G. Baker Pfc. Lawrence C. Free Sgt. Donald E. Harper Jr. 1st Lt. Thomas R. Keppen Pfc. Joseph Kraemer Pvt. Larry E. McCoy L/Cpl. Lawrence J. Putz Jr. Pfc. Kenneth L. Scott L/Cpl. Karl A. Von Hartz Sgt. Robert E. Birkholz Pfc. Gary A. Clifford SP/4 Robert J. Dorshak Pfc. Freddy R. Gore Pfc. Edison A. Harkins III Sgt. Fred A. Kvocka Pvt. Marvin A. McCoy SP/4 Ronald G. Pahl SP/4 Charles Pearce Jr. Pfc. John D. Retseck Sgt. Ralph E. Roach SP/5 Dennis W. Santow SP/4 Philip Tomaszewski SP/5 Glenn A. Westphal Pfc. Earl C. Wilson SP/4 Aaron C. Smith Pfc. Johnny W. Thompson Sgt. Philip W. Pier Sgt. Roger W. Pedue SP/4 Vincent L. Mager Pfc. Bruce E. De Rolf Lt. Robert E. Akins Jr. Pvt. Marven A. MacCay Sgt. Donald J. Trampski MIA
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