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20th Century Veterans Memorial

 
 
20th Century Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
1. 20th Century Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  The idea for the 20th Century Veterans’ Memorial was conceived by Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Don C. Craig US Army (Infantry) World War II and Robert R. Hinde, Jr. Sergeant US Marine Corp World War II.

The Architectural talents of Robert R. Hinde, Jr. and the organizational abilities of Don C. Craig combined to create this perpetual tribute to America’s veterans. Conceived in 1997 Completed in 2005
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 41° 6.494′ N, 100° 45.782′ W. Marker is in North Platte, Nebraska, in Lincoln County. Memorial is on South Jeffers Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2811 South Jeffers Street, North Platte NE 69101, 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. United States POW-MIA History (within shouting distance of this marker); "Buffalo Bill" Cody (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sioux Lookout (approx. 1.9 miles away); Statue of Liberty Replica (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Glory Blowout (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lincoln County Courthouse

20th Century Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
2. 20th Century Veterans Memorial Marker
Note the plaque is on the right post of the memorial
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); 100th Meridian (approx. 1.9 miles away); Pony Express Cold Springs Station (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Platte.
 
20th Century Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
3. 20th Century Veterans Memorial
20th Century Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
4. 20th Century Veterans Memorial
20th Century Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
5. 20th Century Veterans Memorial
20th Century Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 12, 2007
6. 20th Century Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 10, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 2, 2022