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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
Copyright 2017 © Boy in Blue Memorial Project
Mankato, MN

Join the effort to restore the 
Boy in Blue
Blue Earth County Minnesota's Civil War memorial in 
Mankato’s historic Lincoln Park.

Our Mission Statement:
"To rebuild and erect the 'Boy in Blue' monument in Lincoln Park that honored the courage, sacrifice, dedication and patriotism of the Blue Earth County, Minnesota 
Volunteer Soldier 1861 - 1865." 


The Boy in Blue Memorial Committee is honored to be nominated and 
chosen for the CityDesign Award for Preservation Stewardship. ​

Civil War Symposium - Saturday, March 10, 2018 - more information coming soon.

Boy in Blue monument and fountain in Lincoln Park
ca. 1909
Boy in Blue monument and fountain in historic Lincoln Park at the dedication May, 30, 2015.

The Boy in Blue
Blue Earth County Minnesota's Civil War Memorial Commemorative Book
To reserve a copy, email your name, address and email. 
When more order details are available we will notify you.

There are still funds to be raised for the continued maintenance of this historic memorial. Show your support with a donation, purchase an engraved paver or "Adopt a Veteran". 

See pictures and follow our progress on our facebook page.

Read more about the fountain in Robinson Iron's blog