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Afton in Union County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the
Defenders of Democracy

 
Erected 1959 by Boy Scout Troop 127.
 
Location. 41° 1.719′ N, 94° 11.841′ W. Marker is in Afton, Iowa, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Douglas Street (U.S. 169) and Kansas Street, on the right when traveling north on Douglas Street. Touch for map. Monument is in the City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Afton IA 50830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Pisgah – Mormon Pioneer Way Station/Chief Pied Riche Tells the Spirit of Mt. Pisgah (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mt. Pisgah (approx. 5.3 miles away); Graceland Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot (approx. 8.9 miles away); Burlington Route NE-10 Waycar #13513 (approx. 9 miles away); Creston Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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