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Leon in Decatur County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Decatur County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

“Some gave all. All gave some.”

 

—Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II —

 
Decatur County Freedom Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
October 1, 2015
1. Decatur County Freedom Rock Marker
Inscription.

Let us never forget!!!

D. Darrell Johnston
Silver Star • Bronze Star
Purple Heart
Korean War

POW-MIA
You Are Not Forgotten


 
Location. 40° 44.456′ N, 93° 44.798′ W. Marker is in Leon, Iowa, in Decatur County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Monument is on the County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North Main Street, Leon IA 50144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Road to Zion (about 600 feet away); Leon High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.3 miles away); France Building (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Freedom Rock & Freedom Rock Tour. (Submitted on October 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Decatur County Freedom Rock. (Submitted on October 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Decatur County Freedom Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
2. Decatur County Freedom Rock
Decatur County Freedom Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
3. Decatur County Freedom Rock
Decatur County Freedom Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
4. Decatur County Freedom Rock
Decatur County Freedom Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
5. Decatur County Freedom Rock
Decatur County Freedom Rock Artist image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
6. Decatur County Freedom Rock Artist
Decatur County Freedom Rock image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
7. Decatur County Freedom Rock
County Courthouse in background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 1, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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