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Forest City, Iowa Veterans Memorial image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 21, 2019
Forest City, Iowa Veterans Memorial
Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Forest City, Iowa Veterans Memorial
In recognition of services rendered our county by the men and women of Forest city, Iowa during national crises. — Map (db m133492) WM
Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Union Soldier - Winnebago County Civil War Veterans Memorial
The Union soldier was purchased by the Women's [sic - Woman's] Relief Corps (WRC) in 1899, unveiled June 29, 1900 and dedicated July 5, 1900. The local WRC Chapter was founded in 1891 with the object of caring for Union soldiers of the Civil War . . . — Map (db m133487) WM
Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Winnebago County (Iowa)
On January 15, 1851, Gov. Stephen Hempstead approved an act of the Iowa legislation creating 50 new counties out of the unorganized territory in the Western portion of the state. One section of that act provided: "That the following shall be . . . — Map (db m133489) HM
Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Winnebago County Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial25 April - 25 August 1898
The original cannon barrel was dated 1869, #9981, engraved in Spanish "Fundicion de Artilleria", Seville, Spain, was commissi0ned by Queen Isabella II of Spain by royal decree. It was captured in 1898 at the Spanish Fort San Felipe, . . . — Map (db m133148) HM WM
Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Winnebago County, Iowa Veterans Memorial
World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Peacetime America One has to leave it to understand and truly love it. One has to sit in isolation and yearn for it, and once one has experienced the yearning, then one . . . — Map (db m133490) HM

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