Memorial Rock Park
Adams County Freedom Rock
Memorial Rock Park is Corning's newest park and home to the Adams County Freedom Rock painted by Ray Sorenson. The park was dedicated to all the brave men and women who have served, who are currently servint and who will serve our country.
to represent these sacrifices, on one sid of hte rock are the images of 3 men from Adams Cunty who lost htier lives in service; the first casualty for Adams County in each of 3 battles. John Henry Thuman of Nodway was killed at pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941; Billy G Cooper of Carbon died on September 16, 1951 int he Korean Conflict; and Ronlad Bunting of Corning who died in the Vietnam Conflict on February 10, 1968.
On another side are images of different modes of transportation used by each of the armed services. A third side has an eagle and the fourth, the draped flag of the United States of America. The park is equipped with benches and picnic table to allow the public time to sit and enjoy the space.
Corning and Adams County are proud to be Home Base Iowa communities.