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Litchfield in Meeker County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Legion Memorial Park

 
 
Legion Memorial Park Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
1. Legion Memorial Park Plaque
Inscription.
Legion Memorial Park
1994
In Memory Of And
Dedicated To
Veterans Of All Wars

American Legion
Post 104

 
Erected 1994 by American Legion Post 104.
 
Location. 45° 6.395′ N, 94° 31.603′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Minnesota, in Meeker County. Marker is at the intersection of South Sibley Avenue (County Highway 22) and South Ripley Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Sibley Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield MN 55355, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Monument (approx. mile away); Grand Army of the Republic Hall / Litchfield's Historic Downtown (approx. 1.5 miles away); G.A.R. Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ness Cemetery State Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ness Lutheran Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Andreas Olson (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of Forest City Stockade (approx. 6.9 miles away); Battle of Acton (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
Categories. Military
 
Legion Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
2. Legion Memorial Park
Dedicated 1994
Fallen Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
3. Fallen Soldiers Memorial
background: Lake Ripley
M59 Personnel Carrier image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
4. M59 Personnel Carrier
Plaque on Carrier image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
5. Plaque on Carrier
one of two identical plaques
This Carrier, Personnel, M59, was provided as a memorial by the Minnesota Army National Guard 1 October 1976.
15-Ton Anchor at Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
6. 15-Ton Anchor at Memorial
1944 USS Shangri-La Essex-class Aircraft Carrier
Legion Memorial Park Playground image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
7. Legion Memorial Park Playground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 19, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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