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Memorials

 

Comradeship memorial

Put up by the war veterans, the comradeship memorial reminds us from the austere conditions of wartime and the sacrificial readiness of the so-called "Oak leaf" generation. It says: "Veljet vesitilkka tuokaa" = "Brothers bring a drop of water". The memorial was designed by a war veteran from Virrat, major Erkki Lahti and Kaarlo J. Laaksonen, who was a veteran from Lammi and an agronomist.
Address: Killinkoskentie 1212

 

Martti Kitunen memorial

The memorial of the famous bearhunter from Virrat, Martti Kitunen (lived 1747-1833). The memorial is located by the Kotala-house, about 15 km away from the center of Virrat on highway 23 in the direction of Keuruu.
Address: Vironkoskentie 101

 

Pro Patria

A memorial for those who fought on the front in years 1939-1945 and to those who worked hard at home at that time. Located in the soldiers' cemetery area.
Address: Rantatie 9

 

Rest-home memorial

For those who perished in the rest-home fire in 1979in Jäähdyspohja.
Address: Lakarintie 611

 

Vaskivesi battle memorial

Located  in Vaskivesi village. Memorial to the Finnish civil war battles that  took place in Vaskivesi in 1918. Designed by architect Onni Tarjanne.
Address: Vaskivedentie 1490

 
 

Memorial to the deceased left behind in Karelia is located next to the Virrat church, as well as the Freedom Fighters' memorial and the gravestone of Martti Kitunen.  

 
 
 

Sivua päivitetty: 25.10.2017