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Dows in Wright County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II

 
 
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
1. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the
highest appreciation is not to
utter words, but to live by them.
- J. F. Kennedy
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For those veterans
who never heard it,
Welcome Home
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Honoring Wright County Veteran
American Legion Posts
35, 159, 246, 304, 307, 523, 553
VFW Posts 642, 2612, and 4244

 
Location. 42° 39.383′ N, 93° 29.961′ W. Marker is in Dows, Iowa, in Wright County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellsworth Street and Garfield Street, on the right when traveling east on Ellsworth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dows IA 50071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fillmore Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Passenger Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quasdorf Blacksmith and Wagon Shop (about 500 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  The Freedom Rock & Freedom Rock Tour. (Submitted on October 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
2. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Marker

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
3. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Marker
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
4. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
5. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Artist image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
6. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Artist
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
7. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Bench
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
8. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
9. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers
Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 1, 2015
10. Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial Pavers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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