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Worthing Veterans Memorial, Worthing, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 43° 19.783 W 096° 45.792
14T E 681342 N 4799859
Quick Description: A very nice memorial located in Worthing, South Dakota.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2010 6:24:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM8TGY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
Worthing is a small town located in Lincoln County, South Dakota, just south of Sioux Falls, the state’s largest city. It has a population of 993, as of July 2008. This shows an increase in population of about 70%.

The population increase is due, in part, to people moving to the area to work in Sioux Falls, about 15 miles away.

Ancestries include German, Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and Dutch peoples.

Worthing has a city commission type of government with a Mayor and council members. The council meets on the 4th Monday of each month.

The memorial is a small area located on Main Street. It looks like a building had been torn down and the spot used for this memorial.

Several markers honoring the five services, Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard are in the background.

Two granite markers list who the memorial is dedicated to and who was killed from the Worthinkg area.

The US flag is at the center of the memorial.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Dedicated to all veterans who served in the Worthing area.

Marker Text:
DEDICATED TO ALL VETERANS WHO SERVED THE WORTHING AREA


Date of dedication: None given

Who Put it Here?: Citizens of Worthing, SD.

Description of Memorial:
A small area located on Main Street. Looks like a building had been torn down and the spot used for this memorial. Several markers honoring the five services, Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard are in the background. Two granite markers list who the memorial is dedicated to and who was killed from the Worthinkg area. The US flag is at the center of the memorial.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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wildernessmama visited Worthing Veterans Memorial, Worthing, South Dakota 11/16/2010 wildernessmama visited it