Home of Honored Veterans in Appleton MN
by Shala Korstjens
Thielke, Miles, Behl, Schlieman, Sorenson….the list goes on. Appleton will never forget its fallen war heroes.
On May 21, 1947 Appleton renamed its streets in honor of the World War II soldiers who gave their lives. Since then other war heroes from the Korean, the Vietnam, and Opertaion Freedom wars have been added.
Appleton is the only town in the country with all of its 34 streets and avenues named after fallen war heroes. Appleton is the only city in America to have all of its streets named after fallen heroes.
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