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Waverly in Wright County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
1. Veterans Memorial
south side of memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Men
and Women of the Armed
Forces Who Served Their
Country in Times of
Peace and War

American Legion
Charles Claessens
Post 305 and
Auxiliary Unit
Waverly MN

This Memorial is Donated in Memory
of Harry H Klingelhoets
World War I Veteran
by his wife Grace A Klingelhoets

Memorial Day 1995

 
Erected 1995 by American Legion Post 305 and Auxiliary Unit; Grace A. Klingelhoets.
 
Location. 45° 3.971′ N, 93° 58.162′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Minnesota, in Wright County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (County Highway 9) west of North 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Memorial is in Railroad Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MN 55390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Dustin Massacre (approx. 6.5 miles away); Lester Prairie Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.1 miles away); Dakota Rail History in Mayer (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. An eagle, the seals of
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
2. Veterans Memorial
north side of memorial with duplicate text
the American Legion and Auxiliary, and the seals of the five military branches are on the monuments.
 
Also see . . .  City of Waverly, MN. Railroad Park. "The park includes the City's memorials to our Veterans as well as a memorial to the City's most famous citizen, Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey." (Submitted on November 10, 2014.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Charles Claessens American Legion Post 305
Charles Claessens was killed in World War I, and had one of the largest funerals Wright County ever saw.
source: Waverly Star
    — Submitted November 10, 2014.

 
Categories. Military
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 16, 2014
3. Veterans Memorial
Railroad Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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