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Cerro Gordo County: Mason City
GPS Coordinates: 43.152233 by -93.201450

Civil War Soldier and Plaque
This monument in the Central Park in Mason City is 30 feet high and of white bronze or zinc. It is impressive with very intricate design elements. Soldiers from the area that gave their lives are shown on the four sides of the monument - the ones on the east side are shown below. There is also a plaque and the GAR emblem on a boulder nearby. It indicates that it was dedicated by the SUVCW and DUVCW on May 30, 1929. The park is in the downtown area of Mason City on N Federal Avenue. Photos taken 6/17/20 - the photo of the plaque and GAR emblem was taken 3/14/08. Also shown is an old photo dated 9/17/42 of a Civil War Rodman cannon being removed for scrap during WWII.

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