Members of the Fennimore American Legion Auxiliary with the cooperation of the Fennimore American Legion and City of Fennimore recently expanded the war memorial. The new Veteran’s Memorial is located in the Memorial Park located at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and 8th Street.
Dedication Sunday, Sept 11, 2016
A dedication ceremony for Memorial Park is planned for Sunday, September 11, 2016 beginning at 1:00 p.m. (corner of Lincoln Avenue and 8th Street). A reception will follow the ceremony in the Legion Hall located next to the park.
Lists of Veterans
You may download and print the lists of Fennimore area Veterans recognized on the memorial.
War of 1812 – 1812 – 1814
American Civil War – 1861-1865
Spanish American War – 1898 – 1901
World War I – April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918
World War II – Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946
Korean War – June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955
Vietnam – Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975
Peace Time –
Nov. 12, 1918 to Dec. 7, 1941
Jan. 1, 1947 to June 24, 1950
Feb 1, 1955 to Feb. 27 1961
May 8, 1975 to Aug. 23, 1982
Aug. 1984 to Dec. 19, 1989
Feb 1, 1990 to Aug. 1, 1990
Other Military Conflicts –
Lebanon/Grenada – Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984
Panama – Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990
War on Terrorism – Aug. 2, 1990 to present day
If you notice a name that has been missed on any of these lists, please contact Merry Cooley at 608-822-3983 or Dagna Doan at 608-822-4226 or Linda Parrish at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support the Memorial Project
Members of the Fennimore American Legion Auxiliary is pleased to announce funds have been raised to complete the Fennimore Memorial which will serve as a lasting tribute to all servicemen and women. The committee continues to sell paver brick (3 lines of type13 characters/spaces per line) at a cost of $100. They also continue to accept donations to help with the perpetual care of the Memorial. Donations may be made payable and mailed to Fennimore Memorial Fund in care of American Bank, 1055 Lincoln Avenue, Fennimore, WI 53809.
As a salute to veterans the Fennimore Times encourages veterans to submit brief profiles and photos which will run regularly in the Fennimore Times. Special thanks to WebWise Design and Marketing for also setting up the profile form.