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

Veterans Memorial

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

On fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards, with solemn round,
the bivouac of the dead.

Erected May 1961


 
Erected 1961 by Theodore J. Martens VFW Post No. 1797.
 
Location. 41° 2.206′ N, 94° 21.393′ W. Marker is in Creston, Iowa, in Union County. Marker is on Cherry Street Road 1.2 miles south of Taylor Street (U.S. 34), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is in Graceland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1844 South Cherry Street Road, Creston IA 50801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graceland Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Creston Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Phillips 66 Gasoline Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad Depot (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Burlington Route NE-10 Waycar #13513 (approx. 1 miles away); Barn (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lincoln No. 5 School (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Creston.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial at Veterans Section image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
3. Veterans Memorial at Veterans Section
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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