Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Thirty-second Division Memorial Highway
World War I: Fought in Alsace, Aisne-Marne, Olse-Aisne and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Vanquished 23 German Divisions. Served in the Army of Occupation in Germany. Deactivated in 1919.
World War II: One of the first to be called. Fought offensively in the Buna-Sanananda Operations, Saidor, Aitape, Morotai, Biak, Leyte and Luzon campaigns. 654 days in action in the Pacific Theater. Served in the Army of Occupation in Japan. De-activated in 1946.
This highway is dedicated to the gallant men of the Thirty-Second Red Arrow Division who made the supreme sacrifice in both wars.
Erected 1957 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (Marker Number 71.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 32.105′ N, 87° 49.466′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Marker is on State Highway 32 half a mile north of State Highway 165, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Prairie WI 53158, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Kenosha Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lovell G.A.R. Post 230 Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); John McCaffery Burial Site (approx. 2.6 miles away); John Bullen (approx. 2.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 2.7 miles away); Colonel Michael Frank (approx. 2.7 miles away); Kemper Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charles Durkee Mansion (approx. 2.9 miles away).
More about this marker. A duplicate marker is located in Land O' Lakes, Vilas County, Wisconsin
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Wisconsin markers featuring the Red Arrow Division.
Categories. • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. 5. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.