The memorial features 4 granite tablets with the names of local veterans who served and those currently serving, flanking a central tablet with the name of the memorial, the emblems of the five branches of service and a list of veterans who died in service. Flagpoles with the American, Iowa and POW/MIA flags stand behind the memorial and a granite bench stands in front of the memorial.
Date of Installation:
July 4, 2007
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Alton Veterans Memorial Committee, many of whom were/are American Legion and Auxiliary members
Memorial War Era(s):
The corner of 3rd Avenue and 10th Street in downtown Alton, IA.
Published on May 18, 2017