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Veterans Memorial, McLaughlin, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 45° 48.806 W 100° 48.656
14T E 359305 N 5074913
Quick Description: Small town memorial
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2011 7:43:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMCTRF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:
Located on south main street in McLaughlin, this simple monument honors all veterans in the wars up to Vietnam. The original monument had just WWI and WWII on it but has since added Korea and Vietnam.
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: Veterans of four different wars

Marker Text:
DEDICATED TO THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II PRESENTED BY THE BETTER MCLAUGHLIN CLUB MAY 30, 1951 KOREAN WAR VIETNAM WAR


Date of dedication: May 30, 1951

Who Put it Here?: Better McLaughlin Club

Description of Memorial:
The monument itself is located near the gated entry to the park. It is made of granite and about 5 feet tall, resting on a granite base.


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