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Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veteran's Memorial

 
 
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. Veteran's Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated
in Memory of
the Men and Women
of the
Armed Forces
Who Served
Their Country
in Time of
Peace and War

Dedicated by
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans

 
Erected 1976 by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 45° 8.099′ N, 95° 1.714′ W. Marker is in Willmar, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Memorial can be reached from Business U.S. 71 half a mile north of 10th Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is along the east shore of Willmar Lake at Flags of Honor Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willmar MN 56201, 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. C.C.C. Worker (within shouting distance of this marker); Robbins Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Great Northern Railway Engine No. 2523 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans War Memorial
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Veteran's Memorial
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Geology of the Willmar Region (approx. one mile away); Kandiyohi County Indian History (approx. 1˝ miles away); "Kandiyohi" (approx. 1˝ miles away); Haugen Homestead (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willmar.
 
More about this memorial. An eagle, the seals of the five military branches, and the seals of the sponsoring veteran organizations are engraved on the monument.
 
Regarding Veteran's Memorial. As noted on the sign, the casket flags, which were donated by the families of deceased veterans, are flown on patriotic holidays.
 
Additional keywords. Flags of Honor Memorial
 
Veteran's Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. Veteran's Memorial
Flags of Honor Park
(The memorial can be seen in the distance.)
Flags of Honor Sign image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
4. Flags of Honor Sign
These casket flags, donated by the families of deceased veterans, were dedicated in honor of all Kandiyohi Co. veterans on 11-11-76. They remain flying on all patriotic holidays through the efforts of the veterans organizations of the City of Willmar.
Flags of Honor Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
5. Flags of Honor Park
Flag Storage Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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