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Memorial, Plankinton, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 43° 43.060 W 098° 29.114
14T E 541466 N 4840644
Quick Description: Memorial in a small town.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2010 6:49:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM910F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This memorial is actually a two phase memorial.

The original memorail was dedicated in 1982 and an additional memorial was dedicated in 2006.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War 1 World War 2 Viet Nam War


In Honor Of: In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives for Their Country from Aurora County

Marker Text:
IN HONOR & MEMORY OF ALL MEN AND WOMEN OF THE PLANKINTON AND WHITE LAKE AREA WHO HAVE SERVED & WILL SERVE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Date of dedication: November 11, 1982

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Post 26, American Legion Post 5, and VFW Post 6554

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located in front of the County Courthouse on North Main Street in Plankinton, South Dakota, the County Seat of Aurora County. The memorial was completed in two phases. The first phase was dedicated to men and women who gave their lives in World War 1, World War 2, and the Viet Nam War. The second phase consisted of a granite marker dedicated to all men and women who have served and will serve in the future. On the new monument a short thank you is engraved. "DEAR VETERANS, THANK YOU HARDLY SEEMS LIKE ENOUGH BUT COMES FROM OUR HEARTS WE ARE GRATEFUL"


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