Howard Veterans Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 44° 00.479 W 097° 31.562
14T E 618158 N 4873815
Quick Description: Newly constructed memorial to local veterans. Scheduled to be dedicated on Memorial Day, 2010.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2009 6:09:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM7QGY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Located in Miner County, South Dakota, Howard has a population of 891, as of July 2008. This represents a 17% drop in population from the 2000 census.

Howard is the county seat of Miner County and the town was incorporated on March 14, 1885. Its settlers were made up of German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch ancestries.

This memorial was constructed in 2009. Nels Peterson American Legion Post 145 was instrumental in getting this project off the ground. Post members worked hard to raise funds for this project.

Fund-raisers were held and much support from the community and surrounding areas was had.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Local veterans

Marker Text:
"Dedicated to Those Who Answered Our Nations Call in the Pursuit of Freedom"

Date of dedication: May 31, 2010

Who Put it Here?: Nels H. Peterson American Legion Post 145

Description of Memorial:
The Memorial is located on the junction of SD Highway 34 and Main Street, in a small park. Access to this Memorial is very easy. At the center of the Memorial are the American Flag and the POW/MIA flag. Also, are each branch of service flags: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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