Plover in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
June 25, 1950 · July 27, 1953
801 Killed in Action
4,286 Wounded, Sick or Injured in Action
111 Prisoners of War, 54 Died in POW Camps
84 Still Missing in Action
Location. 44° 26.929′ N, 89° 31.279′ W. Marker is in Plover, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker can be reached from Maple Drive near Village Park Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is located on an island in Lake Pacawa, adjacent to Worzella Pines Park. Marker is in this post office area: Plover WI 54467, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion War Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); September 11th, 2001 (approx. 1½ miles away); Whiting Village (approx. 3½ miles away); The Historic Southside Railroad Complex of Stevens Point (approx. 5.2 miles away); Veterans World War I Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Casimir Pulaski (approx. 5.4 miles away); Portage County Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); St. Stanislaus Church World War II Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plover.
More about this marker.
Source: Milwaukee Sentinel April 17, 1993
Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway. The department shall designate and mark the route of USH 51, extending from the Wisconsin-Illinois border to the Wisconsin-Michigan border, as the "Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway" as a living memorial to and in honor of all Wisconsin veterans, living and dead, of the Korean war.
—1987 Wisconsin Act 117, Wisconsin Statutes 84.103(2)
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Also see . . . Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial. "The Village of Plover, Wisconsin is pleased and proud to provide a site on the island in Lake Pacawa for the home of the Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial. Funding for this Memorial comes solely from donations, sales of Memorial Tiles and other memorabilia sold during Memorial events." (Submitted on April 16, 2010.)
Categories. • Military • War, Korean •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.