Keene Memorial Flagpole - Keene, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 56.015 W 072° 16.702
18T E 722080 N 4757033
Quick Description: The flagpole at the center of Keene has multiple wars listed on its base.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2016 9:38:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMRA4T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum
Views: 2

Long Description:
In Keene, near Central Square, is a tall flagpole that is a memorial to veterans of several wars.

The flagpole is placed on a small island dividing lanes of Main Street, and across Roxbury Street from Central Square.

The pole is colored white, rising from a bronze holder and a granite base. There were three flags flown from the pole: the U.S. Flag, (probably) the , MIA-KIA flag, and the NH state flag. The bronze holder had eagle, shield and laurel designs on it. The base had different plaques on the sides.

One side had the seal of the city of Keene.

One side had the seal of the state of New Hampshire

One side had the seal of the United States of America.

One side has the following:

"Keene Remembers

The Colonial Wars
1675-1763
Revolutionary War
1775-1783
War with England
1812-1814
War with Mexico
1846-1848
Civil War
1861-1865
War with Spain
1898-1902
Mexican Expedition
1916-1918
World War
1917-1918
And its citizens who served"
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
The Colonial Wars 1675-1763 Revolutionary War 1775-1783 War with England 1812-1814 War with Mexico 1846-1848 Civil War 1861-1865 War with Spain 1898-1902 Mexican Expedition 1916-1918 World War


In Honor Of: Keene Remembers....And its citizens who served

Marker Text:
Keene Remembers The Colonial Wars 1675-1763 Revolutionary War 1775-1783 War with England 1812-1814 War with Mexico 1846-1848 Civil War 1861-1865 War with Spain 1898-1902 Mexican Expedition 1916-1918 World War 1917-1918 And its citizens who served


Who Put it Here?: Probably the city of Keene

Description of Memorial:
See above.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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