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Memorial, Ipswich, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 45° 26.697 W 099° 01.701
14T E 497782 N 5032381
Quick Description: A very simple veterans memorial.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/29/2012 6:01:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMEGVM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 2

Long Description:
Located near the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue in Ipswich, SD, this simple memorial consists of a triangular slab of concrete with 5 flags embeded in the concrete: the US Flag and one flag for each of the Armed Services.

Also embedded in the concrete are four pieces of granite with the four Armed Services emblems etched on each one.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: All veterans of all wars.

Marker Text:
There is no text on this marker.


Date of dedication: Not given

Who Put it Here?: City of Ipswich, SD.

Description of Memorial:
I found this secluded memorial while traveling through town on my way to a meeting. I had placed several other waymarks from this area but didn't discover this one until recently. It sits in a nice little park with a sitting area. On the wall near the memorial is a silouette of the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima. A couple benches and a shade are in this park to comfort those who are visiting.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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