Willmar in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
in Memory of
the Men and Women
in Time of
Peace and War
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans
Erected 1976 by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans.
Location. 45° 8.099′ N, 95° 1.714′ W. Marker is in Willmar, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Marker can be reached from Business U.S. 71 half a mile north of 10th Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is along the east shore of Willmar Lake at Flags of Honor Park. Marker is in this post office area: Willmar MN 56201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.C.C. Worker (within shouting distance of this marker); Robbins Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Great Northern Railway Engine No. 2523 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Geology of the Willmar Region (approx. one Kandiyohi County Indian History (approx. 1.5 miles away); "Kandiyohi" (approx. 1.5 miles away); Haugen Homestead (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willmar.
More about this marker. An eagle, the seals of the five military branches, and the seals of the sponsoring veteran organizations are engraved on the monument.
Regarding Veteran's Memorial. As noted on the sign, the casket flags, which were donated by the families of deceased veterans, are flown on patriotic holidays.
Additional keywords. Flags of Honor Memorial
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.