New Ferdinand Veterans Memorial Officially Dedicated on Memorial Day

From Local Sources / Photos: Matt Crane - Dubois County Free Press 

FERDINAND -- The Memorial Day weekend was a time for many to hit the road to summer destinations, but in Ferdinand, it was a day to honor those who have served our country.

The town’s new Veterans Memorial was officially dedicated Monday.

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It features a large granite monument thanking all U.S. Veterans , five smaller monuments representing each branch of the United States Military, and three flags – the U.S. flag, Indiana flag, and the black POW/MIA flag.

A granite stone engraved with the saying, “All gave some, some gave all”, is at the foot of the large monument.

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U.S. Senator, Mike Braun, spoke at the dedication along with Indiana Senator, Mark Messmer and Ferdinand Town President, Ken Sicard.