Yellowstone County Veterans Memorial - Billings, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 45° 47.051 W 108° 30.324
12T E 693910 N 5073095
Quick Description: Veterans memorial on the grounds of the Yellowstone County Courthouse in Billings, Montana.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2009 6:11:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM6TBT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:

Memorial honoring the veterans from Yellowstone County from the Spanish American War through Vietnam. The red granite memorial has a main memorial monument and four stone panels listing the names of veterans who lost their lives in various wars. Along with the stone panels there is a bell in front of the memorial.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Spanish American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War

In Honor Of: To those who gave beyond the call of duty

Marker Text:
Yellowstone County Veterans Memorial In proud memory, we pay homage to those who gave above and beyond the call of duty, and in doing so we call forth those names from out of the annals of yesteryear to this fitting place to be ever remembered of the contribution to our community, state and nation. - Grateful Citizenry of Yellowstone County

Date of dedication: 11/11/1997

Who Put it Here?: Various veterans organizations collectively called United Veterans Council Project

Description of Memorial:
A total of five red granite monument, four listing the names of veterans. The monument is the grounds of the Yellowstone County Courthouse and is adjacent to the Montana Purple Heart Memorial.

Visit Instructions:
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