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Local Veterans Memorial - Reliance, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 43° 53.503 W 099° 36.274
14T E 451441 N 4860023
Quick Description: Located in Reliance, SD, just 15 miles west of Chamberlain on US Interstate 90.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2012 1:22:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMERT9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 4

Long Description:
Reliance is a small community of about 190 in Lyman County, South Dakota.

The memorial is in the community cemetery just north of town. The cemetery itself is a combined Catholic and Protestant cemetery.

The memorial itself looks to be fairly new but no dates were given as to when it was constructed or when it was dedicated.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Local veterans

Marker Text:
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY THEY PRECEDED US


Date of dedication: None given

Who Put it Here?: Lyman County citizens

Description of Memorial:
The memorial consists of a gazebo, two granite slabs, two bronze soldiers, two flag poles, and seven brick columns, all on a concrete slab. On the granite slabs, a list of those veterans who have died is engraved. On each side of the granite slabs are flag poles with the American Flag and a POW/MIA flag. In front of the granite slabs are seven pillars.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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