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Iowa Freedom Rock Memorials Historical Markers

"Freedom Rock" War Memorials painted by Ray Sorenson. There should be one for each county in Iowa, i.e. 99.
 
Adair County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
Adair County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Iowa (Adair County), Menlo — Adair County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Don't Tread on Me ———————— The Four Chaplains [Sinking of USAT Dorchester] ———————— [Vietnam Scene] Carlos "White Feather" . . . — Map (db m93757) WM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Corning Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Honoring Adams County Veterans — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Remembering Our Heroes ——————— Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain ——————— John Thuman - KIA WWII Billy Cooper - KIA Korea . . . — Map (db m86994) HM

Iowa (Appanoose County), Centerville — Centerville Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Brig Gen Francis Drake

The First USS Iowa ———————— Gold Star for the Fallen ———————— Thank You Veterans — Map (db m90363) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — Lewis Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Hitchcock House —————————— In sparsely settled Cass County an entire company was enlisted in Lewis, 1862.

Company I 23rd Infantry . . . — Map (db m93805) WM

Iowa (Cherokee County), Cherokee — Cherokee County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Francis L. Sampson 1912-1996 Francis L. Sampson's amazing record as a war hero put him in history books. As the "Paratrooper Padre" in World War II, he was one of the 20th century's best-known Army Chaplains. His real life story of . . . — Map (db m126926) HM WM
Iowa (Decatur County), Leon — Decatur County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — "Some gave all. All gave some." — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Let us never forget!!!

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

POW-MIA You Are Not Forgotten — Map (db m89225) HM

Iowa (Lyon County), George — George Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Lyon County — Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II
Lyon County Thanks our Veterans _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [Jack Sauter going off to World War I] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [All Services Color Guard] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [Flag] — Map (db m127269) WM
Iowa (Mills County), Emerson — Emerson Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Mills County — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

You Have Done Your Duty. To Honor You Is Ours. ————————————— [Soldiers] . . . — Map (db m93931) WM

Iowa (Page County), Clarinda — Clarinda Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Page, Banner County of Iowa — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

POW / MIA Duty • Honor • Sacrifice —————————— "America means freedom and there's no expression of freedom quite so sincere as music." Major Glenn Miller

1Lt Vernon . . . — Map (db m88026) HM

Iowa (Plymouth County), Kingsley — Kingsley Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Plymouth County — - Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II
Plymouth County _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Pvt. Gripp Cpl. Groepper _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Jack & Jim Nicholson _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [Army Unit Patches US Army Republic of Vietnam 5th US Army 47th Infantry Division Iowa State . . . — Map (db m126946) WM
Iowa (Union County), Creston — Creston Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — POW • MIA — Freedom Isn't Free

POW's Remembered

H. Wayne Jackson • Ed Martin • Malcolm Amos • Marshall Johnson • Donavan Waller • Amos W. Ames • Donald Decker • Howard Lowe • Eldon Haynes • Marion Sassell • Roy Kralik • James McGrath • Lee Hazen • Giles Ripperger • . . . — Map (db m87038) WM

Iowa (Wapello County), Ottumwa — Ottumwa Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Never Forget • Thank You Veterans — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Gold Star for the Fallen —————————— Tuskegee Airmen —————————— Ottumwa Naval Air Station . . . — Map (db m90272) WM

Iowa (Wayne County), Corydon — Corydon Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

May We Never Forget The Service in Wars Past

POW-MIA

Anthony Wayne — Map (db m90408) WM

Iowa (Woodbury County), Anthon — Woodbury County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Ray "Bubba" Sorensen painted this rock in June 2017. The west face includes images of Sgt. Charles Floyd and the Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa. Sgt. Floyd was a United States explorer, a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army . . . — Map (db m126927) WM
Iowa (Wright County), Dows — Dows Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

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 ———————— For those veterans who never . . . — Map (db m89397) WM


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