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Powning Park Memorial - Reno, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 39° 31.414 W 119° 48.705
11S E 258311 N 4378656
Quick Description: A small memorial in downtown Reno.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2008 7:07:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM4RT0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 15

Long Description:
The plaque rests on a two foot rock in Powning Park. The park, a small green space in downtown Reno, is the sight of many memorials.

The plaque reads: "Dedicated to the memory of those brave Americans from Washoe County who died in the service of their country, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

My their eternal souls rest in peace and they shall be enshrined in the hearts of their fellow country men forever."
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.


In Honor Of: brave Americans from Washoe County

Marker Text:
Dedicated to the memory of those brave Americans from Washoe County who died in the service of their country, World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam. My their eternal souls rest in peace and they shall be enshrined in the hearts of their fellow country men forever.


Date of dedication: 11-8-1997

Who Put it Here?: VFW posts 3396, 3819, 8505, 9211, 10053, 10367. American Legion posts 1, 12, 30, D.A.V and Amvets

Description of Memorial:
In Powning Park in Reno. The park is a small green area across from the courthouse. There are about 5 memorials here.


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