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Veterans Memorial, Huron, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 44° 21.808 W 098° 12.967
14T E 562462 N 4912542
Quick Description: A fitting memorial for Beadle County Veterans
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2011 7:37:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMBHWH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
The memorial park is located on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown Huron, South Dakota.

It sits on the grounds of a former bank building that was torn down a number of years ago.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

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


In Honor Of: Beadle County Veterans

Marker Text:
DEDICATED TO ALL BEADLE COUNTY VETERANS WHO PROUDLY SERVED


Date of dedication: mAY 25, 2009

Who Put it Here?: Citizens of Beadle County

Description of Memorial:
The memorial consists of five granite blocks, four of which list the individual wars and the names of the Beadle County Veterans killed in each of those wars. The central block consists of a taller piece of granite with an inscription etched in the granite and a flying eagle on its top. Eight benches line the concrete pad, each bench engraved with the person or organization which paid for the bench. The memorial is lighted at night.


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