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Waverly in Wright County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. Veterans Memorial
south side of memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Men
and Women of the Armed
Forces Who Served Their
Country in Times of
Peace and War

American Legion
Charles Claessens
Post 305 and
Auxiliary Unit
Waverly MN

This Memorial is Donated in Memory
of Harry H Klingelhoets
World War I Veteran
by his wife Grace A Klingelhoets

Memorial Day 1995

 
Erected 1995 by American Legion Post 305 and Auxiliary Unit; Grace A. Klingelhoets.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 45° 3.971′ N, 93° 58.162′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Minnesota, in Wright County. Memorial is on Atlantic Avenue (County Highway 9) west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Memorial is in Railroad Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MN 55390, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waverly Village Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Howard Lake City Hall (approx. 4.9 miles away); Wright County Centennial Elm Tree (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Dustin Massacre (approx. 6˝ miles away); Watertown Pioneer Days (approx. 9.3 miles away); Lewis Avenue North Historic District (approx. 9.3 miles away); Early Watertown History (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly.
 
More about this memorial. An eagle, the seals of the American Legion and Auxiliary, and the seals of the five military branches are on the monuments.
 
Also see . . .  City of Waverly, MN. Railroad Park. "The park includes the City's memorials to our Veterans as well as a memorial to the City's most famous citizen, Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey." (Submitted on November 10, 2014.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Charles Claessens American Legion Post 305
Charles Claessens was killed in World War I, and had one of the largest funerals Wright County ever saw.
source: Waverly Star
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Veterans Memorial
north side of memorial with duplicate text
    — Submitted November 10, 2014.
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. Veterans Memorial
Railroad Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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