Greensburg in Decatur County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Decatur County All Wars Memorial
Note: When this Memorial was documented and photographed (Sunday: 7-17-2011), it was being yet constructed (and/or reconstructed.) There were skids of building material setting about in the parking lot, ground opened, concrete just finished, and other work in evidence.
(( Up-right - Panel ))
( On both sides - only One Word )
““ sacrifice ”“
(( Side-walk Inlays ))
( From Up-right Panel to Flag Pole Display )
( See Photos - ‘Wars Fought’ )
(( Large black Block - Flag Pole Display ))
Lest We Forget
(( Main Panel - Flag Pole Display ))
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
(( Flag Pole Side ))
( Left of Flag Pole )
Let us honor the dead, cherish the living, and preserve in immortal memory the deeds and virtues of all, as on inspiration for countless generations to come
( Right of Flag Pole )
May this monument serve as an eternal reminder of those men and women from Decatur County who have and will continue to sacrifice for our freedoms.
Dedicated November 11, 1997
( At Flag Pole Base
Location. 39° 20.211′ N, 85° 29.008′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 421) west of North Franklin Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the South 'entry side-walk' to the Decatur County Courthouse in Greensburg, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg IN 47240, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish American War Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Decatur County Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Decatur County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks (within shouting distance of this marker); The Naegel Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Donnell -V.- State, 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War General John T. Wilder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140 (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
Regarding Decatur County All Wars Memorial. If any-one has photos of the construction now (or in the past) in progress, (and soon) a copy of the 'Dedication Program', Video or still-photos
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 889 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.