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Lake City in Wabasha County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Louis McCahill Memorial Park

 
 
Louis McCahill Memorial Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2011
1. Louis McCahill Memorial Park Plaque
Inscription.
Dedicated
in grateful memory of
her son and all others
who made the supreme
sacrifice and all who
served in defense of
their country
in
World War I 1917 1918
World War II 1941 1945
Korean War 1950 1954
by
Mary E. McCahill

 
Erected by Mary E. McCahill.
 
Location. 44° 26.851′ N, 92° 15.791′ W. Marker is in Lake City, Minnesota, in Wabasha County. Marker is at the intersection of South Lakeshore Drive (U.S. 61) and West Dwelle Street, on the left when traveling south on South Lakeshore Drive. Touch for map. Monument is in Louis McCahill Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City MN 55041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Lake Pepin: Birthplace of Waterskiing (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Very Old Fish Story (about 600 feet away); The First Settler (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Star Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Sea Wing Disaster (approx. one mile away); Site of Fort St. Antoine
Louis McCahill Memorial Park and Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2011
2. Louis McCahill Memorial Park and Monument
(approx. 2.3 miles away in Wisconsin); Maiden Rock (approx. 3.9 miles away in Wisconsin); Lake Pepin's Shell Game / In Search of Summer (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
 
More about this marker. Louis McCahill was born in 1896, son of James McCahill. The family lived in Duluth, Minnesota until the death of the father in 1909, when the family moved to Lake City, Minnesota. Corporal Louis McCahill, Motor Train 412, Co. 426, was killed in action on November 5, 1918. Interment is in Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial, Suresnes, France; Plot A, Row 4, Grave 5.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fordham University Libraries. Photo of Cpl. Louis McCahill. (Submitted on January 31, 2012.) 

2. Georgetown College. Louis McCahill Award. "Mr. Eugene McCahill and Mr. Francis McCahill founded this medal in 1960 in memory of their brother, Louis, who died in the service of his country in the first World War." (Submitted on January 31, 2012.) 

3. American Battle Monuments Commission. Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial. "The 7.5-acre cemetery contains the remains of 1,541 Americans who died in World War I and 24 Unknown dead of World War II." (Submitted on January 31, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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