Wall of Remembrance
The Wall of Remembrance displays the names of servicemembers who perished as the result of injuries sustained in the service.
The deceased are from Southeast Minnesota within a 50-mile radius of Rochester from the Civil War to the present.
At this time 47 “Wall Panels” make up the Wall of Remembrance
with up to 55 veterans listed on each panel.
Carl Beeler, Marine Veteran of 2nd Marine Division, WWII paying respects after walking 250 miles from Truro, IA
The Wall Panels are columns of randomly placed names.
The columns are numbered from left to right.
The front of the wall has panels numbered 1 through 34.
The back (south) side of the wall continues on with panels 35 through 47.
Columns will be added as appropriate.
Walk of Remembrance
The Walk of Remembrance is made up of approximately 6,300 pavers that have been donated to honor veterans who have served with the US Armed Forces or its Allies.
Each “Paver Section” is made up of 1 to 44 pavers.
Note that Paver Section number 0 (zero) is one block north and east from the Memorial (on the corner of 6th Street SW and 2nd Avenue SW).