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Missouri Valley in Harrison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Missouri Valley Veterans’ Memorial

 
 
Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 3, 2010
1. Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker
Inscription. Left column
God Bless America

Seals of Armed Forces

Center column
In Honor of All Those Who Served This Great Nation in War and Peace Time

American Flag
MIA/POW Seal


Right column
The Land of the Free

Seals of Armed Forces

Base
Duty Honor Country
 
Erected 2005 by City of Missouri Valley.
 
Location. 41° 33.374′ N, 95° 54.34′ W. Marker is in Missouri Valley, Iowa, in Harrison County. Marker is on Huron Street 0.1 miles east of Shawmult Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This Veterans' Memorial is located in the middle of the City Park near the American Legion Pavilion. There is plenty of parking nearby. Marker is in this post office area: Missouri Valley IA 51555, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark Campsite Area (approx. 5.5 miles away in Nebraska); Steamboat Bertrand (approx. 6.9 miles away in Nebraska); The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 3, 2010
2. Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker
Area photo of the memorial.
(approx. 7.4 miles away in Nebraska); Up the Missouri (approx. 7.4 miles away in Nebraska); Lewis and Clark Campsite (approx. 9 miles away in Nebraska); Fort Atkinson (approx. 9.1 miles away in Nebraska); a different marker also named Fort Atkinson (approx. 9.3 miles away in Nebraska); DeSoto Townsite (approx. 9.5 miles away in Nebraska).
 
More about this marker. The marker has the same design front and back. The Memorial has a lighted flagpole for the American flag and unlighted poles for the flags of the different branches of the Services. An engraved brickway surrounds the Memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Design. Newspaper article from the Missouri Valley Times on the Design of the memorial. (Submitted on May 10, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Missouri Valley Iowa Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on May 10, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 3, 2010
3. Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker
Photo of the Brickway.
Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, April 3, 2010
4. Missouri Valley Veterans' Memorial Marker
Dedication Bricks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,170 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.
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