Marshfield in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War Memorial
The People of Marshfield
to the Memory of Those
Who Gave Their Lives for
America's Cause During
the World War
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 44° 40.685′ N, 90° 10.932′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Memorial can be reached from North St. Joseph Avenue near West Kalsched Street, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is in Flander's Field at Hillside City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 North St Joseph Avenue, Marshfield WI 54449, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Field of Honor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia Park Band Shell (approx. 0.7 miles away); Youth Baseball Donor Recognition Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Founder’s Square (approx. 0.8 miles away); Marshfield Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor William H. Upham House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tower Hall (approx. one mile away); September 11th Patriots Day (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
More about this memorial. The monument, which is three-sided, stands on a double base in the center of the "field," and measures 6 feet, 4 inches from the bottom of the base to the base of the flagstaff by which it is surmounted, the flagstaff being 75 feet from the base to the top.
source: History of Wood County, Wisconsin, 1923
Also see . . . History of Wood County, Wisconsin, 1923. "In 1920 the city of Marshfield donated to the American Legion a lot 56 by 112 feet in size as a burial ground for soldiers of the late war. A granite memorial tablet has been erected there..." (Submitted on October 27, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.