|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Poweshiek County - Brooklyn
Civil War Monument
This large impressive monument is in Brooklyn Memorial Cemetery (also known as the IOOF Cemetery). It is granite and about 35 feet high. There are panels with quotations on each side. It was dedicated in 1882. The cemetery is on the east side of town. Take Des Moines Street east to the cemetery. The monument is in the SE portion of the cemetery. The first photo and the photo of the panel were taken 11/8/07. The second photo is undated and furnished by Danny Krock. The final photo was taken in front of the monument on 6/12/10 - it includes members of the Historical Society who gave tours of the cemetery and dressed up for the occasion.