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Veteran's Memorial - Staples, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
N 46° 22.314 W 094° 47.661
15T E 361994 N 5136933
Quick Description: Veterans Memorial for all war veterans, located in Evergreen Hills Cemetery, Staples, MN.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2010 11:40:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM8RHY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
Honoring all Veterans of all wars, the engraved monument is a joint effort by the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Staples Posts of these organizations were joint donators of the memorial. The memorial is red granite and simple in its reverence. Flanked by an American Flag, the memorial is located at the northwest corner of Evergreen Hills Cemetery. The memorial is located in a part of the cemetery that is not being used for purposes other than the memorial at this time. It is a touching tribute to the men and women of our armed services.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
All Wars, no specific wars mentioned

In Honor Of: All men and women of the armed services

Marker Text:
Greatefully dedicated to the memory of the men and women of all wars who valiently served our country lest their acts of heroism and unselfish service go unremembered. Sponsored by the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts of Staples Minnesota 1951 A.D.

Date of dedication: 1951

Who Put it Here?: American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts of Staples, MN

Description of Memorial:
Respectful memorial engraved, simple, flag pole located in grassy area at the outskirts of cemetery.

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