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West Des Moines, Iowa: Folded Flags

War memorial artwork of 15 triangle-folded flags, each 15 feet high, arranged in a triangle in a roadside field. The flags glow from within after dark.

Brown's Woods Drive, West Des Moines, IA
I-235 exit 4. Drive south on IA-28/63rd St. for about four miles. Turn right at the stoplight onto Veterans Pwky. You'll see the flags ahead on the right.
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Folded Flags.

Folded Flags

There are 15 folded American flags that stand 15 feet tall, creating one large triangle. Illuminated at night.

[Donald A. Scrimger, 07/23/2021]

The nighttime illumination is an unusual effect for public art; the flags glow from within after dark.

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