Wisconsin Pillar -- from the National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC

© Photographed March 20, 2015
Erected 2012 by Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, Port Washington, WI
Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
43.385293,-87.867102

This replica of the
Wisconsin Pillar -- from the National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC. [sic]
is placed here in honor of the 332,000 Wisconsinites who served in the
Armed Forces of the United States during World War II.
The star on this plaque commemorates the 8,390 Wisconsin veterans who
lost their lives during the war. While often in the shadow of this magnificent pillar,
the star comes into sunlight at precisely 11:11am each Veteran's Day. [sic]
Alight in sunburst, the star stands as a humble reminder that
the spirit of freedom, purchased by our veterans, shines on in perpetuity.

Presented by Stars and Strips Honor Flight, Port  Washington, WI.
November 11, 2021

NOTE: Marker transcribed exactly as written, including errors in syntax.

The memorial is located at Coal Dock Park and is accessible from South Wisconsin Street, just north of its intersection with West Chestnut Street, Port Washington, Wisconsin 53074.







The memorial is part of the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Wisconsin memorial.





Looking east towards Lake Michigan.

 The memorial is located in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

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