Iowa in the Great War, 1914-1919 banner.

 

 

 

Allamakee County 'Great War' Memorial

 

Right Stone  

Right stone and plaque, Allamakee County, Iowa WWI Memorial

 

Close up -- Right stone's plaque, Allamakee County, Iowa WWI Memorial

 

1920 - Mt. Hosmer hill donated to the Lansing American Legion Post
1922 - 634 white pine trees planted in memory of each of Allamakee county veterans of WW1
1925 - Most pine trees destroyed in the hill fire
1926 - American Legion donated its Mt. Hosmer property to the City of Lansing for Memorial Park
1928 - Dedication of Veterans Memorial Park
2001 - Rededication of WW1 Veterans Memorial

 

~source: Photos (taken October 2006) & tablet transcriptions by Sharyl Ferrall for the Iowa in the Great War, IAGenWeb Special Project.  Allamakee County IAGenWeb