Galesville in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John F. Cance / Galesville Area Veterans Memorial
John F. Cance
1870 — 1953
provided a permanent charitable
trust to the City of Galesville
and the surrounding area for
education, beautification, and
charitable endeavors for the
benefit and enjoyment of the
residents of the City of Galesville
and the surrounding area.
Dedicated to the memory and
honor of the men and women
of the Galesville area
who served our country
through war and peace.
May God preserve our
[military service emblems]
Location. 44° 4.985′ N, 91° 21.522′ W. Marker is in Galesville, Wisconsin, in Trempealeau County. Marker can be reached from South Sixth Street south of West Ridge Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is in Cance Park. Marker is in this post office area: Galesville WI 54630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridge Avenue Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Galesville Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Gale College Historic District (approx. Galesville (approx. half a mile away); Galesville Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Decorah Peak (approx. 2 miles away); The McGilvray "Seven Bridges Road" (approx. 5 miles away); The Mississippi River Parkway: (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesville.
Also see . . . City of Galesville. Parks & Recreation. Cance Park. (Submitted on November 28, 2011.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 346 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.