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Milwaukee County War Memorial

 
 
Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
1. Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated on November 11, 1957, to forever honor the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces to protect and preserve our freedom, especially those who gave their lives.

[Inside the building]
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
Designed by Eero Saarinen, dedicated in 1957, and designated as a Milwaukee Landmark in 1974. In recognition of its architectural and cultural significance to the community.
 
Erected by Milwaukee County.
 
Location. 43° 2.422′ N, 87° 53.857′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is on Mason Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The War Memorial is immediately north of the art museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 750 North Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee WI 53202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Service Star Legion World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Milwaukee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Solomon Juneau (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington
Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
2. Milwaukee County War Memorial Marker
Located inside the building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Milwaukee Cargo Pier (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Historic Milwaukee (approx. mile away); Womens Club of Wisconsin (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Milwaukee County War Memorial. (Submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Milwaukee County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
3. Milwaukee County War Memorial
Milwaukee County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
4. Milwaukee County War Memorial
Looking east along Mason Street.
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
5. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
6. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
7. Rech Carvings Exhibit In War Memorial Center
Corporal, 3rd Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, 1846
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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