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Charles City in Floyd County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Floyd County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
1. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Duty Honor Sacrifice

This memorial is dedicated to all Floyd County area veterans who have honorably served, are currently serving or will serve in the uniformed services of the United States during peacetime, conflict or war.

Let this memorial serve as a reminder that freedom is not free and to acknowledge the effort and sacrifice of our local veterans to ensure our way of life.

( inscribed on the back of the first column )

Oath of Enlistment
I do solemnly swear that
I will support and defend the
Constitution of the United States
against all enemies, foreign and
domestic; that I will bear true faith
and allegiance to the same; and
that I will obey the orders of the
President of the United States and
the orders of the officers appointed
over me, according to regulations and
the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
So help me God

 
Location. 43° 3.905′ N, 92° 40.875′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Iowa, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Floyd County Court House. Marker is at or near this
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
2. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
( back )
postal address: 101 S Main Street, Charles City IA 50616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andres Memorial Park (approx. mile away); 1968 Tornado Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles City Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dana Park (approx. mile away).
 
More about this marker. Fourteen polished granite obelisks are inscribed with the names of Veterans and the towns within Floyd County. They are situated on a small plaza such that you must walk through the memorial to enter the courthouse.
 
Categories. Military
 
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
3. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
4. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
5. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
( the first column )
Floyd County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
6. Floyd County Veterans Memorial
( back of the first column )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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