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The River Falls Veteran's Memorial, dedicated in 2009, is described by its designer, Vietnam Veteran and architect Neal Anderson, as a garden, a memorial and a "safe place. It's designed as a protected environment for reflection, and not just for veterans. If someone needs a quiet place to go, to walk in or to sit, the Memorial can be their sanctuary."

Veteran's Memorial offers solitude, place for reflection

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Monument, sanctuary

The River Falls Veterans Memorial, located in the front of Greenwood Cemetery on East Division Street, opened to the public during a moving ceremony before a vast crowd at the annual Memorial Day program in 2009.


In just a year's time, hundreds of volunteers donated labor, materials, expertise and money to build the Memorial that has an estimated value of $375,000.

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