|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Buchanan County - Fairbank
Civil War Monument
This is a nice monument in Veterans Park in Fairbank. It is granite about 6x6 feet on top of a stone base. Names of soldiers are inscribed on the monument. It was "Erected in 1911 by the GAR, WRC & Citizens in memory of the Defenders of our Country 1861-1865." There is also a non-CW cannon about 9 feet in length with a 2 1/4 inch bore diameter. The park is in the SE part of town - take 5th Street south off Highway 281 to the monument. Photos taken 7/4/08.