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Lansing in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michigan

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
1. Michigan Marker
Inscription.  This memorial presented to the State of Michigan by Michigan's veterans organizations and auxiliaries is one of the first multi-conflict memorials erected in the United States to memorialize the service and sacrifices of a states servicemen and servicewomen when called upon to serve their county in the cause of freedom. More than 1,399,000 Michigan citizens served in World War I, World War II, Korean and Vietnam Conflicts.

We pay homage to our prisoners of war and to those missing in action.

Lest We Forget

 
Erected 1982.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 44.039′ N, 84° 33.25′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Memorial is on Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lansing MI 48933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Regiment Michigan Engineers (here, next to this marker); First Michigan Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker);
Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
2. Michigan Marker
Left Panels
Austin Blair (within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan State Capitol / Michigan's Three Capitols (within shouting distance of this marker); Lansing Labor Holiday (within shouting distance of this marker); Central United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Patriotism Humanity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
3. Michigan Marker
Right Panels
Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
4. Michigan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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