Missouri Valley in Harrison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Missouri Valley Veterans’ Memorial
God Bless America
Seals of Armed Forces
In Honor of All Those Who Served This Great Nation in War and Peace Time
The Land of the Free
Seals of Armed Forces
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. Touch for directions.
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. 5½ miles away in Nebraska); Steamboat Bertrand The Lewis and Clark Expedition (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. 9½ 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 •
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 1,256 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.