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Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War Veterans Monument

 
 
War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
1. War Veterans Monument
Inscription.
They shall not grow old as
we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the
sun and in the morning we
will remember them.

In honor of our community's war veterans.

Gift of Col. John Hicks estate 1963

 
Erected 1963 by Col. John Hicks (editor and owner of The Oshkosh Northwestern) estate.
 
Location. 44° 1.326′ N, 88° 31.199′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of Siewert Trail and Pratt Trail on Siewert Trail. Touch for map. Monument is in Menominee Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Oshkosh Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. mile away); First Catholic Mass (approx. mile away); Webster Stanley (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Monument
War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
2. War Veterans Monument
(approx. one mile away); Grand Opera House (approx. one mile away); The University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oshkosh.
 
More about this marker. The quote on the monument is from English poet Laurence Binyon (1869-1943).
 
Also see . . .  Prose & Poetry - Laurence Binyon. "Aside from his best known poem For The Fallen (1914), most notably the fourth stanza which adorns numerous war memorials, Binyon published work on Botticelli and Blake among others." (Submitted on August 20, 2010.) 
 
Additional keywords. Globe Monument
 
Categories. Military
 
War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
3. War Veterans Monument
Nearby Carl Schurz Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 4, 2010
4. Nearby Carl Schurz Monument
by sculptor Karl Bittner
[Lake Shore Drive at Washington Avenue]

Our Greatest German American
Carl Schurz
Presented to the City of Oshkosh
by John Hicks 1914
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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