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WWII Veterans Memorial, Aurora, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 44° 17.116 W 096° 41.244
14T E 684521 N 4906158
Quick Description: Small memorial dedicated to WWII area veterans.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 9/15/2009 6:17:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM77RH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
Views: 2

Long Description:
The inscription at the top of the monument says "In Memory of the Men and Women of This Community Who Served Their Country in World War II".

This monument is a small, simple granite block dedicated to area veterans who served in World War 2.

It is located in a small city park on main street and has two benches and an American flag nearby.

Other than a list of the veterans on the stone, no information such as dedication date is listed.

Located only a few miles east of Brookings, South Dakota, Aurora is a small bedroom community with a population of 471 as of July 2008. This is a 6% decrease from the 2000 census.

People who settled this town were made up of German, Norwegian, Irish, Dutch, and Swedish ancestries.
Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Easy access, right on main street

Location of waymark:
Main Street
Aurora, SD USA
57002


Commemoration: Veterans who served in World War 2

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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