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Veterans Memorial, Hudson, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 43° 07.772 W 096° 27.257
14T E 707065 N 4778345
Quick Description: Wonderful memorial in a small town.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2011 5:34:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMCCHG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:
Hudson is a small unincorporated community on the border of South Dakota and Iowa just south of Canton. It has a population of 296, as of the 2010 census. The population has dropped from 402 as of the 2000 census.

Located in Lincoln County, Hudson is not on any major state or federal highways. SD Highway 46 is about 3 miles south of Hudson.
The town does not have a separate school system but is co-opted with Alcester.

Hudson is home to a bio-refining plant just south of town. The facility commenced operation in 2004 and will produce almost 150,000 gallons of ethanol per year.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Hudson Area Veterans

Marker Text:
I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS ONE NATION UNDER GOD INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL


Date of dedication: September 30, 2007

Who Put it Here?: Bergstrom-Bodeen Post 128

Description of Memorial:
This memorial is located on the southern end of Main Street and consists of about 1/4 of a city block. It consists of 4 granite blocks and two granite benches, with three flag poles behind. The flags flown are the American Flag, the South Dakota Flag, and the POW/MIA flag. On the center stone is etched the Pledge of Allegiance and on the two outer stones are etched the names of area veterans. Two granite benches are available for sitting and reflecting on the memorial.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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