Kenosha in Kenosha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Veterans Memorial Fountain
“This We Shall Remember”
Kenoshans have fought and died in seven wars, leaving a legacy of courage and devotion, and a selfless contribution to our survival as a free nation.
This boulder is from a World War Two battle area near the city of Naha, Okinawa. The sand is from the Omaha and Utah Beaches of Normandy, France. Stone and sand symbolize the worldwide battlegrounds of all wars where Americans have died.
Erected by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc." Dedicated the 7th day of November, in the Year of the American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976.
Erected 1976 by the People of Greater Kenosha, with guidance from the "Veterans Council of Kenosha County Memorial Committee Inc.".
Location. 42° 35.258′ N, 87° 49.177′ W. Marker is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 52nd Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker and fountain are in Navy Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Kenosha WI 53140, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operations Desert Shield / Storm Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Memorial War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Marine Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenosha (Southport) Lighthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Kenosha County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenosha.
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.