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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
Copyright 2015 © Boy in Blue Memorial Project
Mankato, MN

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

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." 

​                                                                         Join us for a Grand
                                                                         Dedication Ceremony
                                                                         on Sat., May 30, 2015
                                                                         at 10 am
                                                                           in Historic Lincoln Park!

                                                                       Click here for more details

Progress Report

Construction on the memorial will begin again the week of April 27, 2015. The fountain equipment, the cast iron pedestal and pavers will be installed.

The project recently received a generous donation which will allow us to complete the memorial during the final year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial! We are truly grateful to all who have and continue to donate and volunteer. 

Engraved pavers continue to be sold, as well as the "Adopt a Veteran" engravings. To have your engraved paver finished and laid in time for the dedication ceremony, please get your orders in soonAll funds raised will be used for the memorial maintenance fund.

A grand dedication ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015. Watch for details.
See pictures and follow our progress on our facebook page!

Boy in Blue monument and fountain in Lincoln Park
ca. 1909