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Iowa Civil War Monuments|
O'Brien County: Sanborn
GPS Coordinates: 43.185633 by -95.655166
Civil War Memorial and Freedom Rock
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This is a 22 foot granite shaft with an eagle on top. It is a very nice memorial with other veterans monuments, including a Freedom Rock, nearby. It was dedicated July 6, 1912. The names of 72 CW Veterans are inscribed on three sides of the monument. The Freedom Rock has a painting of Daniel "Grandpa" Pippinger (1840 -1937) who served the Indiana Heavy Artillery Battery and the 21st Indiana Infantry Regiment. The Freedom Rocks are painted by Ray "Bubba" Sorensen. These Memorials are located in a city park off Highway 18. The first photo was taken 4/23/08 - the final two on 9/23/21.