Huntington County War Memorial
To the men and women who gave their lives on land, sea, and in the sky that mankind might live in freedom.
Left Plaque: Dedicated in Honor of all those who served to protect freedom around the world; Korean Conflict June 27, 1950- Jan. 31, 1955; Vietnam Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975; Grenada Aug 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984; Panama Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990.
Center Plaque: To all veterans in prior wars; World War I Apr. 6, 1917 - Nov. 11, 1918; World War II Dec. 7, 1941 - Aug. 14, 1945.
Right Plaque: Dedicated in honor of all those who served to protect freedom around the world; Operation Desert Shield Aug 2, 1990; Operation Desert Storm Jan 16, 1991, Operation Enduring Freedom Oct. 1, 2001; Operation Iraqi Freedom Mar. 19, 2003.
Erected by Huntington County Commissioners, The right and left plaques were donated by the Ladies Auxiliary Post #85 Huntington, Indiana, The center plaque was donated by the Donald E. Converse American Legion Post No. 85 Huntington, Indiana.
Location. 40° 52.867′ N, 85° 29.633′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson St.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ex Parte Milligan (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Huntington County Boys who lost their lives in the Great War. (a few steps from this marker); The Huntington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Huntington (within shouting distance of this marker); James Danforth Quayle (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington's Ford and First Bridge / Huntington's Buildings Over the River (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall (about 800 feet away); Burk's Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Additional keywords. WW I and II Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Operation Desert Shield and Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2011, by Willard McKinzie of Huntington, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 27, 2011, by Willard McKinzie of Huntington, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.