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By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2008
Clay County Courthouse
Alabama (Clay County), Ashland — Clay County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans of Clay County who so unselfishly served and to those who died in defense of their country Let it be said “We will never forget” Left Panel List of World War I, World War II and Korean War veterans . . . — Map (db m14302) WM
Alabama (Colbert County), Tuscumbia — Howell Thomas Heflin1921~2005
Howell Thomas Heflin retired from a lifetime of distinguished public service in 1997, having served Alabama in the U.S. Senate for three consecutive terms. There he was known as a national leader on judicial, agricultural, defense, and space issues. . . . — Map (db m28586) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Lieutenant John Tillman MelvinUnited States Navy R.F.
Erected by the Citizens of Selma to Commemorate the Heroism of Lieutenant John Tillman Melvin United States Navy, R.F. Born Selma, Alabama Oct. 16, 1887 Among the first to volunteer and the first American Naval officer killed in action . . . — Map (db m37660) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Take Her DownGilmore, Howard Walter - Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala.
Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 . . . — Map (db m82036) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Alabama's Own
Front CPL. Sidney E. Manning World War I Medal of Honor One of Gen. Pershing's Immortal Ten This monument dedicated to all that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America that this glory shall not perish from the Earth . . . — Map (db m47485) HM
Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Magnolia Grove
Birthplace, ancestral home of Richard Pearson Hobson 1870-1937 Spanish - American War Hero Admiral Hobson, as naval officer, Statesman, lecturer and author, Urged national preparedness: Championed human welfare causes. Alabama made . . . — Map (db m83755) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Julius Ellsberry
In dedication to Julius Ellsberry, the first Black Alabama man to die in World War II; born Birmingham, Ala, 1922. Enlisted in the U.S. Navy, 1940; First Class Mate [sic] Attendant aboard battleship Oklahoma in the Battle of Pearl . . . — Map (db m63761) HM WM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Leeds — John HenryLedgendary 'Steel Drivin' Man'
The story of "steel driving' man" John Henry is one of America's most enduring legends. The strong ex-slave became a folk hero during construction of the Columbus & Western Railroad between Goodwater and Birmingham. He drilled holes for explosives . . . — Map (db m22207) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Homer Givens(1898 - 1971) — America's First World War I Hero
The home of Homer Givens, America's first hero in World War I was located .4 of a mile north of this intersection. Following a bloody two-hour battle on November 1, 1917 Corporal Givens stood alone after his comrades had fallen. He then managed . . . — Map (db m28163) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Athens — Athens Big Spring Memorial Park
Dedicated to the early settlers, men and women who served in the armed forces and kept our country free. August 12, 1989. — Map (db m37914) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Institute — The Tuskegee Airmen's Plaza
This plaza is dedicated to the memory of the Tuskegee Airmen, including General Daniel "Chappie" James, whose training at Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee Army Air Field enabled them to prove for all time the competence and bravery of Black . . . — Map (db m20076) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — "Take Her Down!"Howard Walter Gilmore, Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala.
Panel 1: Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond The call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 . . . — Map (db m74811) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) — Submarines and the Battleship Park
Panel 1: Anderson, Fred H., RT1 Anderson, John L., Jr., MoMM2 Armstrong, James E., RM1 Balestrieri, S., ENS Blair, Jack L., S2 Blevins, J.T., S1 Boucher, Leo J., S1 Brennan, James J., TM2 Bronder, John J., SC2 Brown, . . . — Map (db m74810) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — The Submarine Lookout Memorial — Submarines and the Battleship Park
Panel 1: "The Lookout: the Eyes of the WWII Submarine" Panel 2: "Submarine Lookout": Standing his watch on a perch high above the deck, the lookout was the eyes of the submarine while surfaced. Often while submerged he was . . . — Map (db m74809) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Airman First Class John L. Levitow Monument
This monument is dedicated in honor of Airman First Class John L. Levitow of Hartford, Connecticut, the first Air Force enlisted man to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. On the night of 24 February 1969, Airman First Class Levitow was a . . . — Map (db m95394) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple
Citation to Accompany the award of The Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple Senior Airman Dustin H. Temple distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the . . . — Map (db m95434) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz
Citation to Accompany the award of The Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz Master Sergeant Ivan M. Ruiz distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the United . . . — Map (db m95444) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Khobar Towers MemorialDhahran Saudia Arabia — 25 June 1996
Front Khobar Towers Saudia Arabia 25 June 1996 Right side Eglin AFB Florida MSgt Kendall K. Kitson, Jr. TSgt Daniel B. Cafourek TSgt Patrick P. Fennig TSgt Thanh Van Nguyen Sgt Millard . . . — Map (db m95392) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Operation Eagle ClawDesert One — 1980
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Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Southwest Asia Service MedalLiberation of Kuwait
Front Dedicated to all the enlisted men and women who valiantly participated in the liberation of Kuwait. You are the symbol of freedom. God Bless America Reverse The medal is suspended from a sand colored ribbon with . . . — Map (db m95388) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Major Charles W. Davis, Infantry United States Army / "Above and Beyond"
Major Charles W. Davis A native of Montgomery, graduate of Lanier, alumnus of the Universities of Alabama and Maryland. Major Davis was awarded the Medal of Honor as Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry . . . — Map (db m86129) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — William C. Oates
Born November 30, 1833, Died September 9, 1910. Born in poverty, Reared in adversity, Without educational advantages, Yet by honest individual effort he obtained a competency and the confidence of his fellow man, . . . — Map (db m95343) HM
Alabama (Russell County), Fort Mitchell — Markers Honoring our Veterans at Fort Mitchell
In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country Presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States May 30, 1989 — Map (db m63420) WM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County Peace Officers
Tallapoosa County Honors its Peace Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty Larry Neal Stone Camp Hill PD December 20, 1968 Roland Hicks, Jr. Camp Hill PD August 10, 1969 Clarence Martin . . . — Map (db m95078) HM
Alaska (Skagway Borough), Skagway — Fatal Duel
Frank Reid, guarding the approach to Sylvester's Wharf, where the vigilantes were meeting to restore law and order, shot "Soapy Smith" who failed to stop when challenged, July 8, 1898. — Map (db m72790) HM
Arizona (Coconino County), Flagstaff — Bushmaster Park
Bushmaster Park is named in memory of Flagstaff's Company I-158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, and their sacrifices for freedom made in New Guinea, the Phillipine Islands and Japan from 1941 to 1945. "No greater fighting team ever . . . — Map (db m60932) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — 9/11 Arizona Heroes Memorial
In honor of our Arizona fire fighting heroes from Phoenix who went to New York City on September 11, 2001 to aid in the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. Dedicated on Veterans Day — Map (db m29433) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — Arizona Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Armed Forces to those who distinguish themselves "…conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty while . . . — Map (db m29435) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans
This memorial was erected in memory of the young individuals who went to war as kids and lost their youthful dreams, and some their lives, for a cause-freedom and honor-and came back as men with the horrors of war instilled in every fiber of their . . . — Map (db m29434) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Kingman — Mohave Center Plaza of Valor
"O Lord, thou givest us everything at the price of an effort." Leonardo Da Vinci 1452-1519 We remember those who gave their lives in the Holocaust of July 5, 1973, in Kingman John O. Campbell • Allan Hanson • Christopher G . . . — Map (db m29421) HM
Arizona (Mohave County), Lake Havasu City — James A. Wheeler Park and Freedom FountainDecember 15, 1965
Dedicated to Captain James A. Wheeler, United States Air Force, Tucson, Arizona, and all members of the armed services who have given their lives in the maintenance of freedom. Captain Wheeler was killed in combat April 18, 1965, over South Viet . . . — Map (db m31839) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Lukeville — Kris Eggle
On August 9, 2002 While protecting visitors from harm, United States Park Ranger Kris Eggle Was slain in the line of duty. His service and sacrifice To the National Park Service And the people of this country Will never be . . . — Map (db m7003) HM
Arizona (Pinal County), Sacaton — Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC
Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC February 23rd 1992 by the Memorial Committee Lance Lewis Director, Shirley Lewis Coordinator JR Currea Artist In Country Vietnam Veterans Post 2 Tempe Arizona Ira H. Hayes American . . . — Map (db m32845) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Camp Verde — The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873
The following named individuals were assigned, either permanently or temporarily, to Camp Verde, Arizona Territory. While stationed here their personal action in combat was above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the nation's highest . . . — Map (db m28593) HM
California (Alameda County), Hayward — 1025 — Honcharenko’s Sanctuary
Along the ridge behind this panel lies a 52-acre parcel of historical significance. This farmstead known as “Ukraina” was the home of Ukrainian patriot, writer, and publisher Father Agapius Honcharenko. He and his wife Albina lived here . . . — Map (db m26499) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — Volcano
Discovered in 1848 by Colonel Stevenson’s men who mined Soldiers’ Gulch in ’49. First covered wagon party sluiced rich gravel beds. By ’53, men swarmed flats and gulches naming them picturesquely. Hydraulic operations, begun in ’55, brought . . . — Map (db m11365) HM
California (El Dorado County), Georgetown — Georgetown Volunteer Firemen
This monument is dedicated to the Georgetown Volunteer Firemen past and present who have served this community for 125 years. This bell had served as the fire alarm for many years until retired in 1965 when the new station was built. Material . . . — Map (db m11376) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — David of SassoonEpic Folk Hero of the Armenians
[Upper Marker:] Donated to the County of Fresno by the People of Armenian Descent of the San Joaquin Valley August 11, 1970 Varaz Samuelian, Sculptor [Lower Marker:] David of Sassoon is the legendary folk-hero . . . — Map (db m41005) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation's oldest military decoration "The Purple Heart" 1782 The Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they . . . — Map (db m41059) HM
California (Humboldt County), Shelter Cove — In Memory of Our Shipmates
In memory of our shipmates and friends. On July 12, 1994, Coast Guard Helicopter 6541 responded to a mayday from a sailing vessel in distress south of Shelter Cove, CA. While searching for the vessel in heavy fog, the helicopter crashed into the . . . — Map (db m1106) HM
California (Humboldt County), Shelter Cove — Mario Machi
1914–1998. A founder of Shelter Cove with brothers Tony and Babe Machi. A ready smile, a friendly wave, a faraway look waiting for his fishermen to return—we’re thankful we’ve known this gentle man. A hero in war. Survivor . . . — Map (db m1057) HM
California (Imperial County), Imperial — Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial
This Memorial Erected in Honor of Those Who Served Their Country in Time of War By Veteran's Memorial Housing Committee - May 30, 1941 • Representing County Board of Supervisors - Hugh T. Osborne • Representing veterans of the war with . . . — Map (db m81827) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Capt. Lou Lenart, USMC (Ret.)FG-1D Corsair
This monument is dedicated to Capt. Lou Lenart and to all U.S. Marine Corps and Navy pilots who flew the F4-U or FG-1D Corsair in combat during World War II. “Most of my experience with the Corsair was in close support of our ground . . . — Map (db m68546) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Japanese-American Soldiers442nd Infantry RCT, World War II Memorial — Korean War Dead - 1950 to '53
Text on the plaque attached to the south face of the base beneath the tall column in the northwest corner [traditionally the Japanese/Japanese-American section of the cemetery]: In Sacred Memory This memorial is reverently placed here . . . — Map (db m74081) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Latino Blood, American Hearts
This site is dedicated to the Latino-American Heroes who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for bravery. For love of country, they performed above and beyond the call of duty. Heroes y compatriotas, con . . . — Map (db m74096) WM
California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — 980000246 — Portal of the Folded WingShrine to Aviation
Dedicated To The Honored Dead Of American Aviation On The 50th Anniversary Of Powered Flight, Dec. 17, 1953, By Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker USAF (Ret.) - - - - - - - - - - - - Beneath The Memorial tablets in this sacred portal rest the . . . — Map (db m29365) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 9-11 Tribute
[Side 1] Nearly 3,000 innocent people died in the attacks of September 11, 2001. This memorial is dedicated to those who perished, and to the survivors of 9-11. It is a tribute to all heroes: Civilians, airline industry and Pentagon . . . — Map (db m93289) HM
California (Mono County), Mammoth Lakes — Tragedy at Convict Lake
On February 19, 1990, a tragedy occurred at this site. Three boys from a local youth camp fell through the ice. Two counselors, David Myers and Randy Porter, U.S. Forest Service employee Clay Cutter, and Long Valley Fire Captain Vidar Anderson . . . — Map (db m2895) HM
California (Mono County), Walker — The C-130 CrewLost During the Cannon Fire - June 17, 2002
In Loving and Grateful Memory of The C-130 Crew Steve Wass, Craig Labare and Mike Davis Who gave their lives to save our community on June 17, 2002 — Map (db m23036) HM
California (Riverside County), March Air Reserve Base — United States of America Medal Of Honor Memorial
...For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty... — Map (db m72639) WM
California (Riverside County), Riverside — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to eulogize the sacrifices of American Veterans. It is to commemorate them, their comrades, their personal and emotional sacrifices, and to acknowledge those Americans who have lost loved ones in the service . . . — Map (db m54379) HM
California (Riverside County), Riverside — War Dog Memorial
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California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Veterans Memorial
The Folsom Veterans Memorial honors those brave individuals who serve our country and those who have fallen in service to our country. The memorial is composed of several distinct elements. The Flag Court pays homage to all those who have served . . . — Map (db m15619) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Firefighters Memorial
Honoring men and women of uncommon courage who paid the ultimate price to protect our lives, our families and our dreams — Map (db m14836) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Mexican-American War Memorial
In memory of the American Servicemen of Hispanic descent and all others who sacrificed their lives to protect the freedoms we enjoy. — Map (db m15474) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — September 11, 2001
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California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The California Peace Officers MemorialIn Tribute
Since statehood, the people of California have sought and cherished a quality of life unsurpassed in this great nation. There have been among us those who chose to serve as peace officers and when called upon unselfishly gave more than we have the . . . — Map (db m14814) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Fireman’s Plot
“First in Danger and Always Ready” This inscription, engraved on a silver trumpet presented to Engine Company No. 3 in 1853, a token of appreciation, perhaps best describes Sacramento’s gallant volunteer fire department as a . . . — Map (db m56324) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The First Hundred Years are the Hardest
When Sacramento bought steam pumpers the volunteers could not keep their steam? up, so they hired professional firemen. Since March 30, 1872, Sacramento paid firemen have always been the first to respond to any crisis. New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, . . . — Map (db m38318) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — USS California Bell Memorial
(Left Side of Base Holding Bell) Only battleship built on the Pacific Coast Launched at Mare Island Navy Yard Nov. 20, 1919 Ship’s bell dedicated and rung for the last time by Governor Earl Warren Oct. 27, 1949 . . . — Map (db m70035) HM WM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Clifton A. F. Sprague, Vice Admiral, USNBorn 8 January 1896 - Died 11 April 1955
[Front]: Awards Navy Cross for the 25 October 1944 action off Samar. Admiral Sprague was aboard the escort carrier, USS Fanshaw Bay during this engagement. Legion of Merit Medal for his command of the USS Wasp. Gold Star in lieu of . . . — Map (db m8521) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Ingram PlazaPreble Field, Naval Training Center San Diego — — Liberty Station —
Panel 1 This plaza is dedicated to the memory of Osmond K. Ingram Gunner's Mate First Class United States Navy who sacrificed his life in an effort to save his ship and shipmates during an engagement between the U.S.S. Cassin and . . . — Map (db m51535) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10United States Navy — In Memory of the Men Lost in Action
[Panel 1]: Eternal God who alone spreads out the heavens and rules the raging seas, may this memorial bring continued remembrance to the one hundred and thirty seven men who died defending their country in time of danger, and whose . . . — Map (db m8480) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Hoel * USS S. B. Roberts * USS JohnstonUnited States Navy — "In Everlasting Memory"
Inscribed here are the names of 525 men who died in the Battle of Leyte Gulf during the liberation of the Philippine Islands on 25 Oct 1944. Their ships, the destroyers USS Johnston (DD-557) and USS Hoel (DD-533) and destroyer escort USS Samuel B. . . . — Map (db m8428) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Philippine national hero and martyr stayed at the Palace Hotel from May 4 to 6, 1888 in the course of his only visit to the Unites States. Imbued with a superior intellect and an intense love for his country, Dr. Rizal sought to gain freedom . . . — Map (db m71856) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — FDR's Saluteto the Officers and Men ... USS "San Francisco"' — USS San Francisco Memorial
In Salute to the Officers and Men, living and dead, of the U.S.S. “San Francisco” a warship named for our city, which though sorely wounded, emerged triumphantly from the Battle of Guadalcanal, November 12-13 1942 after . . . — Map (db m71479) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Unsung Heros
San Francisco’s firemen were the unsung heroes of 1906. Leaderless because Chief Dennis Sullivan had been fatally injured by the quake, with indomitable courage they battled for three days and nights the flames that were consuming the city. — Map (db m72079) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Manteca — Liberty Plot
Dedicated to the boys Who Fought Overseas — In 1917 — — Map (db m19532) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — Firefighters Memorial
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for another.” John 15:13 This memorial is dedicated to honor all Stockton firefighters that gave their lives in the line of duty. — Map (db m15970) HM
California (San Mateo County), Redwood City — 816 — Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery's name reflects the controversy that erupted in the Civil War, three years after the cemetery's beginnings in 1859. Pro- and anti- slavery feelings ran high in California, and the founders of the cemetery strongly opposed the . . . — Map (db m3296) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Morgan Hill — Anderson Lake County Park
Long before nearby Coyote Creek was dammed to form the reservoir in 1950, people were drawn to its cool shade and clear flowing water. In 2006 an ancient burial site was unearthed during construction of homes across the street from this park. First . . . — Map (db m54034) HM
California (Santa Clara County), San Jose — Plaza de Cesar E. Chavez
The Plaza de César E. E. Chávez is part of the original plaza of the 1797 Pueblo de San José and is the oldest continuously used public open space in the city. The plaza was the hub of the old Spanish settlement: the site of Juzgado and the . . . — Map (db m30207) HM
California (Stanislaus County), Ceres — Ceres Volunteer Fire Department
Dedicated to the CERES VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Organized June 1, 1911 George W. Wood First Chief — Reorganized 1921— Erected by the People of Ceres 1940 — Map (db m19468) HM
California (Tehama County), Red Bluff — In Memory - Ken CarlsonWorld War II Ace
Ken went to war against the Germans with the American Eagle Squadron in 1940. He became an ace before the U.S.A. entered the war against Germany. He shot down 13 German aircraft in the war torn skies over England and France in World War II. Ken . . . — Map (db m40422) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Joe P. Martinez
Dedicated to honor Private Joe P. Martinez, Colorado’s first Congressional Medal of Honor recipient of World War II. — Map (db m46100) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Monroe — Stepney Fire House #1
Stepney 1916 Stepney Fire House #1 The first volunteer fire company in Monroe included 45 men. The group’s 1st fire truck was purchased 2nd hand from a Bridgeport fire-fighting company with money raised in part from the proceeds of the annual . . . — Map (db m25343) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Town of Redding World War I Memorial
Town of Redding 1914   Roll of Honor   1918 Erected in Appreciation of The Services of Our Men and Women Who Served in the World War Harold Albin • Carl A. Anderson • Hubert Anderson • Sigurd Anderson • Edward Babcock • . . . — Map (db m26815) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Shelton — City of Shelton Emergency Services Memorial
City Of Shelton In Memory Of Our Departed Emergency Services Members Who Have Given Their Lives In The Line Of Duty While Protecting the Lives and Property of Our Citizens Shelton Fire Department Daniel E. Wannagot 1991 Shelton Police . . . — Map (db m25612) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Trumbull — Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1
[ West side ] Dedicated To The Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1, Inc Past, Present, Future Established 1925 [ South side ] Trumbull Center Fire District Established 1950 [ North side ] Trumbull . . . — Map (db m26082) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park ---------- Dedicated to two valiant men who gave their lives saving others during the raging flood of August 1955 ---------- Charles J. Yodkins, Sr A Farmington Police Officer ---------- Joseph J. Morin, . . . — Map (db m33063) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Veterans Monument
In Recognition of Service Rendered To Our Country by Men and Women Of New Milford Connecticut During National Crises — Map (db m23073) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Woodbury — The Common
In memory of The Sons of Old Woodbury Those who gave their lives in war Those who lived to build a new nation Those who are known Those who must remain ever nameless Bicentennial of the American Revolution 1776                1976 . . . — Map (db m19226) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Volunteer Firemen’s Monument
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Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Firemen’s Memorial
Memorial to Derby Firemen Dedicated 1974 [ Northwest Facet ] Hotchkiss Hose Co. 1 Org. 1837 [ Southwest Facet ] Storm Engine Co. 2 Org. 1851 [ Northeast Facet ] East End Hose Co. 3 Org. 1950 . . . — Map (db m25402) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Connecticut Police Memorial
[ inscribed on the obelisk in the center of the pavilion ] Dedicated To Those Who Have Made The Supreme Sacrifice Off. Milton Hodder   Hamden   04/22/1943 Tpr./Trn. Stanley C. Heilberg   C.S.P.   06/01/1929 Lt. Paul J. . . . — Map (db m26504) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Arctic Engine Co. No. 11838   1938
Memoriam The Milford Fire Co. Founded On This Site May 23, 1838 Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 1838   1938 — Map (db m26326) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Remembers
[ south side ] Milford Remembers New York City Erected by the People of Milford, Connecticut in memory of the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. With special . . . — Map (db m26336) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Volunteer Fire DepartmentEst. 1838
This bell obtained by Arctic Engine Company, No. 1, in 1887, served as the City of Milford’s first fire alarm warning system from 1887 into the 1930’s. It summoned the town’s volunteer firemen to the call of duty when an emergency arose. It was . . . — Map (db m26314) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — William A. SodermanCongressional Medal of Honor
On December 17, 1944 Pfc. William A. Soderman, of West Haven, Company K, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division armed with a bazooka, defended a key road junction near Rocherath, Belgium. As the German artillery barrage pinned down troops around . . . — Map (db m27867) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Bear — NC-126 — Sgt. James P. Connor Memorial Circle
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, on January 12, 1919, James P. Connor entered the U.S. Army in January 1941. As a member of the 7th Infantry, 3rd Division, he was a participant in the amphibious landing at Cape Cavalaire in southern France. On August . . . — Map (db m10700) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-16 — Commodore Thomas Macdonough
Early home of Commodore Thomas Macdonough. Hero of Battle of Lake Champlain 1814. Born 1783. Died 1825. Commodore 1813. Assisted Commodore Decatur in capturing and burning the "Philadelphia" off the coast of Tripoli, 1804. Original name of village . . . — Map (db m10305) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-114 — Sgt. William Lloyd NelsonCongressional Medal of Honor Recipient
William Lloyd Nelson was born near Dover, Delaware, on February 22, 1918. He was the son of J. Clarence and Carrie Phillips Nelson. Following his family's move to a farm near Middletown, he was educated in the public schools of the community. He . . . — Map (db m10609) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Delaware & New Jersey WWII Submariners MemorialDedicated to those who serve in Submarines of the U.S. Navy — The Silent Service ~ Pride Runs Deep
Left Side of Marker U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II 52 United States Submarines On Eternal Patrol U.S. Navy Submarines Paid Heavily for their success in World War II 374 Officers and 3131 Men are on board these . . . — Map (db m68549) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware's Field of Valor
On 3 September 1777 an American light infantry corps under the command of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged British and Hessian forces here in the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. Maxwell's Corps was composed of soldiers from New Jersey, North . . . — Map (db m14789) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Purple Heart Trail in Delaware
Dedicated by Governor Jack A. Markell and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Department of Delaware July 27, 2011 The National Purple Heart Trail Memorializes those heroic soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who have had the Purple . . . — Map (db m65649) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Veterans Memorial
In memory of the men from Newark who gave their lives in World War II and in honor of those who served in the great wars Ralph E. Adams • Woodrow W. Gravenor • Harold N. Sheaffer Robert G. Allen • Charles W. Greer, Jr. • Ralph R. Skillman James . . . — Map (db m9901) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Soldiers and Sailors Monumentof Delaware
Soldiers and Sailors Monument In Commemoration of Delaware’s Patriotic Dead who Sacrificed Their Lives for their country During the Rebellion of 1861 -65 — Map (db m63185) WM
District of Columbia, Washington — 16 — Cesar Chavez1927 - 1993
Led by his desire to secure a better quality of life for migrant farm workers, Cesar Chavez helped found the United Farm Workers of America, the first effective farm workers' union in the United States. Under his leadership of nonviolent protest, . . . — Map (db m15471) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — Christian Fleetwood and Sara Fleetwood Residence Site319 U Street, NW — African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
Christian Fleetwood (1840-1914) was one of 21 African Americans to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery during the 1864 Battle of Chaffin's Farm near Richmond. After the Civil War he worked for the federal government and organized . . . — Map (db m77543) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — General Manuel Belgrano1770 — 1820
Statesman, Leader and Forerunner of the Independence Movement in Latin America. Promoter of the economy and education, mentor of the principles of freedom that burst onto the Argentine early political scene in May 1810. An exemplary soldier, He . . . — Map (db m74989) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — José Artigas Memorial — "Statues of the Liberators"
inscription, south face of base: José Artigas Father of the Independence of Uruguay inscription, north face of base: From the people of Uruguay to the people of the United States of America inscriptions, on . . . — Map (db m67168) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — Mahatma Gandhi Memorial
[Inscription on base of statue - West Side:] महात्मा गांधी Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 “My Life Is My Message” [North Side:] . . . — Map (db m39923) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Anacostia — The Growlery
Here stood Frederick Douglass’ rustic retreat from domestic society, where he could think, read and write undisturbed. Evoking the image of a lion’s lair, he called his hideaway the Growlery. It was simply furnished with a lounge, a high desk and a . . . — Map (db m5362) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Brookland — Charles Richard Drew Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of Dr. Charles Richard Drew, 1904-1950 esteemed citizen of the District of Columbia athlete, scholar, surgeon, and scientist whose discoveries in blood preservation saved thousands of lives. — Map (db m6262) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism During World War II
[Panel 1 of the historical narrative at memorial entrance]: On February 19, 1942, 73 days after the United States entered World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the removal of 120,000 . . . — Map (db m40541) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Nathanael Greene Monument
(Inscription, south face of monument base:) Sacred to the memory of Nathanael Greene, Esquire, a native of the State of Rhode Island who died on the 19th of June 1786 - late Major General in the service of the U.S. . . . — Map (db m30771) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — “Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead!”
With these legendary words, naval officer David G. Farragut led the Union fleet past Confederate mines (then called torpedoes) and to victory at the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 5, 1864. From the rigging of his flagship, USS Hartford, . . . — Map (db m4104) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Baron von Steuben Memorial — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District
[north face :] Erected by the Congress of the United States to Frederick William Aug- ustus Henry Ferdinand Baron von Steuben in grateful recognition of his services to the American people in their struggle for . . . — Map (db m32878) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — .3 — Clara Barton, Angel of the Battlefield at HomeCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail
“I have paid the rent of a room in Washington ... retaining it merely as a shelter to which I might return when my strength should fail me under exposure and labor at the field.” Clara Barton, December 1863. In November . . . — Map (db m36174) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — In Honor of Leslie Coffelt
White House policeman who gave his life in defense of the President of the United States here at the Blair House, November 1, 1950 "For loyalty, bravery and heroism beyond the call of duty." Presented by National Sojourners in commemoration of his . . . — Map (db m73876) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — John J. Pershing, General of the Armies (1860-1948)The Western Front - The Meuse-Argonne Campaign
[Panel 1]: On 6 April 1917, the United States entered World War I. With few regular forces, the task of training and transporting an effective army to fight in France was formidable. The U.S. Navy, acting swiftly to combat the German . . . — Map (db m29593) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Bernardo de Gálvez Memorial
Bernardo de Gálvez (Count de Gálvez) 1746 - 1786 "Bernardo de Gálvez the great Spanish soldier carried out a courageous campaign in lands bordering the lower Mississippi. This masterpiece of military strategy lightened the pressure of . . . — Map (db m40957) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — George Washington
An authorized cast bronze by the Gorham Foundry from the original by Jean Antoine Houdon (1741-1828) which stands in the State Capitol at Richmond, Virginia. It was purchased by The George Washington University in 1932 on the occasion of the George . . . — Map (db m47315) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — José de San Martín Memorial — Statues of the Liberators
[Inscription on south face of pedestal:] Libertador General José de San Martín [Inscriptions on two panels in the south side of base:] Homenaje al Libertador General D. José de San Martín del Presidente de la Nacion Argentina . . . — Map (db m65936) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Simón Bolívar — "Statues of the Liberators"
[south face of pedestal] Simón Bolívar The Liberator Born July 24, 1783 Caracas, Venezuela Died December 17, 1830 Santa Marta, Colombia [east face of pedestal] The Republic of Venezuela to the . . . — Map (db m65731) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — John Fitzgerald KennedyChurch of the Holy Trinity
[Rendering of the Seal of the President of the United States] In Memoriam Within the hallowed walls of the historic Church of the Holy Trinity in Georgetown, D.C. worshiped the late President of the United States, John Fitzgerald . . . — Map (db m22076) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] — In Memory of Col. Raynal C. Bolling
[Panel No. 1]: "Whatever happens to me will be the result of action, not inaction or drift."                                                   Bolling [Panel No. 2]: On April 7, 1917, the day after President Wilson's war . . . — Map (db m63899) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] — Republic F-105D Thunderchief
This aircraft, of a type used extensively in Southeast Asia air operations, is dedicated to all the courageous airmen who gave their lives in honor during that conflict. — Map (db m63898) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — e.5 — Building Out the SquareCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail
(Front): The great depression (1929-1941) meant economic catastrophe for millions of Americans, but in Washington it meant a building boom as the Federal Government staffed up to the end the economic crisis. In 1931 alone Congress approved . . . — Map (db m61823) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
This Memorial was established by the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, as directed by an Act of the United States Congress. The authorizing law was sponsored by U.S. Representative Mario Biaggi and U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, and was signed . . . — Map (db m65404) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northeast — Christopher Columbus
To the memory of Christopher Columbus whose high faith and indominable courage gave to mankind a new world. Born MCDXXXVI - Died MDIV — Map (db m8603) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northeast — Former Site, Columbian Harmony Cemetery1857-1959
Many distinguished Black citizens including Civil War veterans were buried in this cemetery. These bodies now rest in the new National Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery in Maryland. — Map (db m16069) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Dr. Philip Jaisohn, 1864-1951First Korean American
Dr. Philip Jaisohn was a pioneer of independence, democracy and public awakening for the Korean people. After the failed 1884 reformation movement, he was exiled to the United States, where he became the first Korean-born to become an American . . . — Map (db m39925) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — General Comte Jean de Rochambeau Memorial — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District
[front, south face:] Rochambeau [back, north face:] "We have been contemporaries and fellow labourers in the cause of liberty, and we have lived together as brothers should do, in harmonious friendship," . . . — Map (db m32973) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — General Lafayette and his Compatriots — Lafayette Square National Historic Landmark District
[north face:] To General Lafayette and his Compatriots 1777 - 1783 [south face:] By the Congress in commemoration of the services rendered by General Lafayette and his Compatriots during the struggle . . . — Map (db m32245) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — John Barry Memorial
John Barry, Commodore, United States Navy. Born County Wexford, Ireland, 1745; Died in Philadelphia, 1805. — Map (db m19533) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Nathan Hale"I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."
Captain, Army of the United States Born at Coventry, Connecticut, June 6, 1755 In the performance of his duty, he resigned his life, a sacrifice to his country's liberty at New York, September 22, 1776 — Map (db m27241) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — National Headquarters, American Red Cross
National Headquarters American Red Cross has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 23, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the . . . — Map (db m38864) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Nelson Mandela — Freedom Fighter, Political Prisoner, Statesman
Panel 1: A Tribute to Nelson Mandela This tribute to Nelson Mandela was unveiled on 21 September 2013 by the Hon. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, and H.E. . . . — Map (db m77575) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Robert Emmet
[front (south) face of statue base: Robert Emmet Irish Patriot 1778-1803 [Coat of arms of "The United Irishmen"] [plaque on north face of the statue base:] "I wished to procure for my country the guarantee which . . . — Map (db m30850) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Second Infantry Division Memorial
[From 1936:] The Second Division To Our Honored Dead, 1917-1919 Toulon Troyon Bois de Belleau Vaux Soissons Marache St. Mihiel Blanc Mont Meuse-Argonne The Rhine [From 1962, west inner wing:] Organized in France in . . . — Map (db m15096) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — The American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit(September 1939 - July 1942)
This plaque acknowledges the public spirit of Harvard University and the dedication of the staff of the American Red Cross - Harvard Field Hospital Unit, who provided and staffed a pre-fabricated hospital sent to Salisbury, England, in the summer of . . . — Map (db m14997) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — Memorial Day Order
General Orders No. 11 Headquarters, Grand Army of the Republic Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868 I. The 30th day of May, 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense . . . — Map (db m53026) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — .2 — Ceremony at the CrossroadsCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail
“Imagine a great avenue [with] solid ranks of soldiers, just marching steady all day long, for two days. ...” Walt Whitman. It took two days for the grand parade of 200,000 victorious Union soldiers described by the great American poet . . . — Map (db m14875) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — The United States Navy Memorial
In honor of those who served to forge the heritage of the United States Navy. In tribute to those who perished to provide peace and security for our maritime nation. In gratitude to those now serving. — Map (db m4826) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — African American Civil War Memorial"Spirit of Freedom" — Civil War to Civil Rights and Beyond
This memorial is dedicated to those who served in the African American units of the Union Army in the Civil War. The 209,145 names inscribed on these walls commemorate those fighters of freedom. [Names of the officers and enlisted men who . . . — Map (db m41748) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Marlon Francisco MoralesLaw Enforcement Officer, Husband, Father and Friend — December 26, 1968 - June 13, 2001
In honor of Metro Transit Police Officer Marlon Francisco Morales, who was mortally wounded at the U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metrorail Station on June 10, 2001. — Map (db m15473) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast — Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Bridge
Named in honor of Whitney Moore Young, Jr. 1921-1971 Humanitarian-scholar and venerable leader of the National Urban League whose work produced landmark changes in civil rights laws and notable progress towards social and economic justice . . . — Map (db m15606) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Raoul Wallenberg Place — [Sidney R. Yates Federal Building]
"Raoul Wallenberg's mission of mercy on behalf of the United States behind enemy lines during World War II is unprececented in the history of mankind. He is responsible for saving tens of thousands of lives during the Holocaust. A shining light in a . . . — Map (db m39926) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — The Line of Duty — United States Park Police
The building in front of you serves as headquarters for the United States Park Police. Created by President George Washington in 1791, the U.S. Park Police functions as a unit of the National Park Service with jurisdiction in all parks. U.S. Park . . . — Map (db m65403) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Titanic Memorial
[front (north) face of statue base:] To the brave men who perished in the wreck of the Titanic April 15, 1912. They gave their lives that women and children might be saved. [reverse (south) face of statue . . . — Map (db m31449) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — District of Columbia World War Memorial
[Panel 1: northeast corner wayside.] “This monument stands for men who fought not alone for their country, but to establish the principles of justice and peace. We pay tribute here to their valor. We honor them for their . . . — Map (db m76573) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — John Paul Jones MemorialNational Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.
"Every officer in our navy should know by heart the deeds of John Paul Jones," President Theodore Roosevelt. The American Revolution [Portrait of] John Paul Jones, 1747-1742 A bold captain--fearless even when facing the superior . . . — Map (db m17764) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — John Paul Jones Memorial
[North Face inscriptions - above and beneath Captain Jones' statue:] John Paul Jones 1747-1792 First to compel foreign man-of-war to strike colors to the Stars and Stripes. [South Face inscriptions - above and beneath a bas relief . . . — Map (db m19534) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Korean War Veterans Memorial
[Inscription: Panel 1]: Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met. 1950 * Korea * 1953 [Panel 2]: Freedom Is Not Free [Panel . . . — Map (db m8829) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Lincoln Memorial
[Dedication by Royal Cortissoz, above the statue by sculptor Daniel Chester French:] "In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." [Inscription . . . — Map (db m28607) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Steven Thomas Stefani IVForest Service Range Conservationist — United States Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture An American chestnut (Castanea dentate) tree has been planted in honor of Forest Service Range Conservationist, Steven Thomas Stefani IV (1978-2007) who died serving his country, . . . — Map (db m47730) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
“Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace,” General Ulysses S. Grant. Hiram Ulysses Grant, mistakenly listed as Ulysses Simpson . . . — Map (db m29459) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Washington Monument
In commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Washington Monument 1884 – 1984 Walkways donated July 11, 1984 by the members and friends of the National Society of Professional Engineers in observance of the . . . — Map (db m47332) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington Navy Yard — Frank W. Crilley BuildingFrank W. Crilley, Ensign, U.S. Navy, 1888-1947
Frank W. Crilley was born in Trenton, New Jersey on September 13, 1888. Following enlistment in the Navy in March, 1900 he became a gunner's mate and received additional training as a diver. In 1915 he made dives to over 300 feet during salvage . . . — Map (db m10679) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Crystal River — Bicentennial Park War Memorial
WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Desert Storm heroes. — Map (db m3528) WM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Antonio Maceo GrajalesLugarteniente General, Ejercito Libertador de Cuba — Lieutenant General, Cuban Liberation Army
Born in Santiago de Cuba 14 June 1845. Rose from Private to Major General during the Ten-years War of Independence 1868-78. During the final War of Independence, he led the 1896 invasion of Cuba from Oriente across 750 miles of continual combat. . . . — Map (db m32198) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — First Lt. Baldomero LopezTampa Native — Awarded Congressional Medal Of Honor
During the Inchon invasion in Korea, September 15, 1950, Marine 1st Lieutenant Lopez's platoon was engaging the enemy. Exposing himself to hostile fire he attempted to hurl a grenade into the pillbox whose fire was pinning them down. Wounded, he . . . — Map (db m31703) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Jose MartiApostle of Cuban Freedom — Apostol de Cuba
Born in Havana, Cuba, on January 28, 1853. Patriot, writer, poet, lawyer, and orator. A lover of liberty and justice, his ideas and personal example were a universal inspiration for the world as well as for the Cuban people. He perished on . . . — Map (db m32132) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Lt. Col. Frank S. Adamo, M.D.Bataan's Medical Hero
This distinguished native Tampan served with courage, honor and personal sacrifice as an army surgeon during WWII. He was captured and made a prisoner of war when the Japanese overran the Philippines. Afflicted with Beri-Beri and other diseases he . . . — Map (db m74788) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial I
(Raised section) A grateful county honors the memory of these brave individuals for their unquestioned valor and sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty during combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom Dedicated 2003 Hillsborough County Board . . . — Map (db m32949) WM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial II
(Raised section) A grateful county honors the memory of these brave individuals for their unquestioned valor and sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty during combat in Operation Iraqi Freedom Dedicated 2003 Hillsborough County Board of . . . — Map (db m32975) WM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Orestes Ferrara
Cuban patriots used this corner for street meetings in 1895. Among the speakers was Orestes Ferrara young Italian revolutionary in his Garibaldi red shirt. Ferrara stirred the Cuban exiles to fighting frenzy against Spanish oppression. The young . . . — Map (db m8939) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Buffalo Soldiers in Tampa Heights1898
  African-Americans have served valiantly in all of America's wars. Although black soldiers fought and died in previous conflicts, they were not permitted to enlist as army regulars until after the Civil War. Organized into separate infantry and . . . — Map (db m32837) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Rough Riders Rode By Here1898
The intersection of Seventh Avenue and Twentysecond Street was a sandy cross-road connecting three army encampments in the Ybor City area during the Spanish-American War. At this cross-road was located a water-trough where the Rough Riders . . . — Map (db m33805) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — War Memorial
(Front face, left side) Dedicated to the memory of those Americans who valiantly fought and died in the service of their country during the great World War April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918 —•— It is hoped that the . . . — Map (db m30652) WM
Florida (Indian River County), Fellsmere — Fellsmere Veterans Memorial
To honor those who served our country, guarding our shores in times of war and peace. — Map (db m14305) HM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Pinecrest — Special Agent Jerry Dove, Special Agent Benjamin Grogan
The Pinecrest Village Council dedicated this portion of Southwest 82 Avenue on 15th day of May, 2001, in memory of these two FBI agents who gave their lives in the line of duty during a gun battle at this site on April 11, 1986. — Map (db m74958) HM
Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation’s oldest military decoration, “The Purple Heart” Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show . . . — Map (db m13956) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 1074 W King StreetACCORD Freedom Trail
This was the home of Mrs. Georgie Mae Reed (1926-1995), who took part in one of the most famous events in the civil rights movement that changed America and inspired the world. On March 31, 1964, Mrs. Reed was one of five St. Augustine women who . . . — Map (db m65420) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 156 M.L. King AvenueACCORD Freedom Trail
The house at 156 Central Avenue was built in the 1950's for Mrs. Janie Price, a nurse at Flagler Hospital. She had taken her nurse's training at Grady Hospital in Atlanta in the 1940s and while there had attended dances with students from Morehouse . . . — Map (db m7627) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 56 Park PlaceACCORD Freedom Trail
This house, overlooking Maria Sanchez Lake, was built in the 1950's for a distinguished family of educators. James G. Reddick was a longtime principal of Excelsior School and his wife Maude was the supervisor of black schools in St. Augustine in the . . . — Map (db m21187) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 64 Washington StreetACCORD Freedom Trail
64 Washington Street was the Florida State Headquarters of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during and after the civil rights demonstrations of 1964. SCLC was founded in 1957 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. after the successful . . . — Map (db m7607) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 650 Julia StreetACCORD Freedom Trail
This house was built in 2008 by Habitat for Humanity for one of the Ancient City's civil rights heroes, Audrey Nell Edwards. Along with JoeAnn Anderson Ulmer, Samuel White, and Willie Carl Singleton, she was one of the "St. Augustine Four." As young . . . — Map (db m40724) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 8 Dr. R.B. Hayling PlaceACCORD Freedom Trail
The house at 8 Scott Street was built in the 1950s as part of Rollins Subdivision, a new residential area where many prominent black St. Augustinians made their homes. In the early 1960s it was the residence of Dr. Robert B. Hayling and family. A . . . — Map (db m7628) HM
Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Korean War1950-1953
At the end of World War II, Korea was divided into two parts, north and south, at the 38th parallel. Troops from the Soviet Union occupied the north and the United States forces occupied the south with the intention of eventually unifying the . . . — Map (db m74149) HM
Florida (Taylor County), Perry — F-380 — Perry Army Air Base
The Perry Army Air Base of World War II stood in an 862 acre area south and west of this point. The 441st and 312th Fighter Squadrons of the Third Army Air Force trained replacement pilots for combat units worldwide. The 338th Fighter . . . — Map (db m17717) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr.
In Memory of Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. Who gave his life in line of duty. “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” St. John 15:13 — Map (db m57947) HM
Georgia (Bulloch County), Donegal — 016-1 — Union Meeting House(Organized 1790)
Three miles east of this point, on the old River Road, is located Union Meeting House (Methodist), the oldest church in Bulloch county, and one of the oldest churches in Georgia remaining continuously active since its organization. Title was . . . — Map (db m10890) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — "General"
This Tablet marks the spot at which the LOCOMOTIVE "GENERAL" Was Abandoned by Andrews Raiders Afternoon of April 12th, 1862 Capt. Jas.J. Andrews , with twenty volunteers from Sill's Brigade, Mitchell's Corps, U.S.A. and a citizen of . . . — Map (db m20232) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Ringgold — General Patrick R. Cleburne Memorial
Cleburne — Map (db m30189) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Battle of Savannah
En l'honneur des valliants Français qui se sont sacrifiés en cet endroit pour notre liberté le 9 Octobre, 1779 In honor of the valiant Frenchmen who gave their lives on this battlefield for our freedom on 9 October, 1779 Les . . . — Map (db m18455) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame
(Right Marker): Flame of Freedom 1919 - 1969 Dedicated to the Glory of God A fitting reminder of this precious heritage, a tribute to all who offered their lives to preserve it. A gift to our Community by the American . . . — Map (db m7311) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-48 — Jasper Spring
On this spot, according to long and persistent tradition, occurred one of Sergeant William Jasper's most famous exploits during the American Revolution. Here, in 1779, at the spring then located along the road to Augusta. Sergeant Jasper and . . . — Map (db m9300) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — 033-42 — The Andrews Raid
About 6 A.M., April 12, 1862, a Federal spy & contraband merchant, James J. Andrews, of Ky., together with 18 soldiers & one civilian of Ohio, seized the locomotive "General", & three box cars while the train-crew & passengers were breakfasting at . . . — Map (db m5172) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Col. Joe M. Jackson
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Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — Maj. Stephen W. Pless
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Georgia (Effingham County), Springfield — Effingham County Veterans Memorial
[Front]: In grateful memory of those from Effingham County who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of our country that freedom might live and grow and increase its blessings [Along the base of the memorial are the seals for each . . . — Map (db m7695) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Glynn County War Memorial
[Upper Tablet]: Dedicated to The men of Glynn County who served their country and to those named who gave their lives for the preservation of liberty and freedom {Wreath emblem} 1917 The World War 1918 Arnold, . . . — Map (db m13130) WM
Georgia (Glynn County), St. Simons Island — 63-3 — S.S. Oklahoma and Esso Baton Rouge Attacked by U-123
After midnight on April 8, 1942, the German submarine U-123 was in position off the St. Simons Island sea buoy. Minutes later it chased and torpedoed two tankers, the Oklahoma and Esso Baton Rouge, killing twenty-two crew members. Survivors were . . . — Map (db m15609) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — The Medal of HonorUnited States Air Force
Base "Awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity of the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force" Top Tablet United States Air Force Medal of Honor . . . — Map (db m44306) HM
Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — Clara Barton
In Commemoration of the Untiring Devotion of Clara Barton ———— She organized and administered efficient measures for the relief of our soldiers in the field, and aided in the great work of preserving the names of more than . . . — Map (db m12126) HM
Georgia (McIntosh County), South Newport — 095-11 — The McIntosh Family Of McIntosh County
The service of this family to America, since the first of the Clan, with their leader, Captain John McIntosh Mohr, came from the Highlands of Scotland to Georgia, in 1736, forms a brilliant record. The roll of distinguished members of this . . . — Map (db m10503) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-6 — Hero's Memorial
North of this marker in the Porterdale Cemetery is the grave of Bragg Smith over which the City of Columbus erected a marble memorial to commemorate an outstanding deed of heroism. The text reads: “Erected by the City of Columbus to mark . . . — Map (db m57367) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Dennis Cahill
By deed of self-sacrifice, such as all humanity claims and counts amoung its jewels, hallowed this spot and rendered his name worthy of such Lasting Memory as these rugged stones and this simple tablet can secure. For . . . — Map (db m34003) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Samuel Hammond
Born in Richmond County, Virginia, Sept. 1757, Died at Varello, near Augusta, Sept. 1842. Patriot,       Soldier,       Statesman. Captain of minutemen at Great Kanahwa, 1774. Long Bridge, Norfolk,                               1775. . . . — Map (db m9802) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-28 — The Signer's Monument
Dedicated July 4, 1848, in honor of the signers of the Declaration of Independence for Georgia: George Walton, Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnett. The first two lie buried in crypts beneath this shaft. The burial place of Gwinnett, whose body was to . . . — Map (db m9946) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-12 — U.S. Marshall Robert Forsyth( 1754-1794 )
Robert Forsyth was the first law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Captain of Light Dragoons in Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee's cavalry during the Revolutionary War, Forsyth had been appointed the first marshal for the District of . . . — Map (db m10164) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — World War1917       1918
[Front]: To honor the men of Richmond County, of every creed and color, who served at their country's call that aggression and lawless force should not dominate the world. [Reverse]: What stands if freedom fall?         . . . — Map (db m10211) WM
Georgia (Screven County), Farmdale — 124-10 — Washington Slept Here
"Monday, May 16th, 1791" wrote President George Washington in his diary as he recorded the date of his lodging in the Inn of Stephen Calfrey Pearce, 200 yards [note: direction stricken from marker] of this marker. Being forewarned, the . . . — Map (db m16434) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), St. Joseph — Lincoln at Kelley's Tavern — Looking for Lincoln
Kelley’s Tavern was originally called Strong’s Inn after Cyrus Strong, who built a mud-mortar log cabin here in the 1830's. The inn at Strong’s Ford was a stop on the Bloomington or State Road from Danville west to Urbana. Kelley’s Inn was a stop . . . — Map (db m23803) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Tolono — Lincoln in Tolono — Looking for Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln traveled through Tolono by locomotive at least eighteen times. He whiled the time away for his train connections by playing horseshoes and visiting with the Tolono residents. While campaigning in Illinois, Lincoln would frequently . . . — Map (db m23816) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Urbana — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictUrbana, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12194) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Mount Auburn — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictMacon / Christian Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12200) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Taylorville — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictTaylorville, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12204) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictCharleston, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10938) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Victory, World War I Black Soldiers’ Memorial
Victory St. Mihiel, Argonne Forest, Mont de Signes, Oise-Aisne Offensive. In memory of the heroes of the old 8th Infantry, Illinois National Guard, redesignated during the World War as the 370th Infantry of the United States Army who . . . — Map (db m4683) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictClinton, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10959) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — DeWitt County War MemorialDeWitt, Illinois
In Memoriam Dedicated to the men and women of DeWitt County who served in the Cause of Freedom. — Map (db m10961) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Kenney — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictLogan / DeWitt Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12193) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictParis, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10937) HM
Illinois (Fayette County), Vandalia — American Legion Post 95 War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m42537) HM
Illinois (Livingston County), Pontiac — Pontiac — The City of Pontiac is named for this Intrepid Warrior
Pontiac organizer of the conspiracy which bears his name, was born on the Maumee River in what is now Ohio, in 1720. As Chief, he led the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians at Braddocks defeat July 9, 1755. When France surrendered Canada to the English, . . . — Map (db m29751) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictMcLean / Logan Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12162) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Delavan — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictLogan / Tazewell Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12139) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictLincoln, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12186) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Abraham Lincoln and Lincoln, Illinois
Near this site Abraham Lincoln christened the Town with the juice of a watermelon when the first lots were sold on August 27, 1853. President-Elect Lincoln spoke here, November 21, 1860, while traveling to Chicago, and Lincoln's Funeral Train . . . — Map (db m12347) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Lincoln's LincolnTown Christening Site — "Looking for Lincoln"
Town Christening Site On August 27, 1853 the first sale of lots in the new town of Lincoln took place near this spot. In attendance was Abraham Lincoln, in whose honor the town had been named. “Nothing with the name of Lincoln has . . . — Map (db m12305) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Lincoln — Postville Court House SiteEighth Judicial Circuit
From 1839 to 1848 the seat of Logan County was Postville, which centered in the Court House located on this site. In this structure Abraham Lincoln, a member of the Traveling Bar of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, attended Court twice a year. — Map (db m12185) HM
Illinois (Logan County), Mt. Pulaski — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictMt. Pulaski, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12187) HM
Illinois (Macon County), Decatur — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictDecatur, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10956) HM
Illinois (Mason County), Havana — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictHavana, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12137) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictBloomington, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12156) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — David Davis Mansion
This Victorian Mansion was the home of Judge David Davis, an associate of Abraham Lincoln's. Construction began in 1870 and was completed in 1872. The house is built of yellow hard-burned face brick with stone quoins in the corners. It is 64 . . . — Map (db m12249) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Lincoln The Lawyer" A Rustic on his First Visit " — Looking for Lincoln
“A rustic on his first visit to the circus” is how John W. Baddeley, an English immigrant farmer described Abraham Lincoln on his first visit to the McLean County Courthouse as a young attorney in the summer of 1837. Lincoln was wearing . . . — Map (db m12362) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — My Good FriendJudge David Davis - Mansion — Looking for Lincoln
The frame house (left) that once stood on the site of this Victorian mansion was the home of Abraham Lincoln’s trusted friend, legal associate, and political manager, David Davis (1815-1886). The two-story structure closely resembled Lincoln’s . . . — Map (db m12263) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — World War II War MemorialMcLean County Illinois
Dedicated to the memory of those from McLean County who made the Surpreme Sacrifice World War II 1941- -1945 — Map (db m12432) HM
Illinois (McLean County), Carlock — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictWoodford / McLean Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12152) HM
Illinois (Menard County), Petersburg — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictPetersburg, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ··· 1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12136) HM
Illinois (Moultrie County), Sullivan — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictSullivan, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10955) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Military Services Memorial Plaza
Main Text in Center Brass Plaque In Honor of the men and women who have served their country in the armed services of The United States Duty       Honor       Country With the exception of the above inscription, the brass . . . — Map (db m9323) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Waterborn Services Memorial
Dedicated to the men whom have given their lives in the Waterborn services. Navy, Marine Corps, & Coast Guard — Map (db m9527) HM
Illinois (Piatt County), Monticello — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictMonticello, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10962) HM
Illinois (Piatt County), Monticello — Monticello Journeys — Looking for Lincoln
Lincoln’s journeys to Monticello were sometimes difficult because of the weather and his lack of popularity on some issues. Lincoln, Judge David Davis, and other members of the Bar were trying to reach Monticello in the spring of 1852, having . . . — Map (db m23813) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Breckenridge — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictChristian / Sangamon Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12210) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Soldiers of the American Revolution
In Memory of the Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in Sangamon County                 Isaac Baker                      Ezekiel Harrison                 Moses Broadwell             John Lockridge                 George Bryan . . . — Map (db m12427) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Stephen A. Douglas“Protect the Flag” Speech
In this Old Capitol on April 25, 1861, Senator Douglas delivered his “Protect the Flag” speech, one of the most heroic and effective speeches in the English language. His plea helped save our Country and was the culmination of his great . . . — Map (db m12428) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Van Wood — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictSangamon / Menard Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12209) HM
Illinois (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Freedom Square
May this site of "Freedom Square" be an eternal remembrance of those Shelby County Veterans who served and sacrificed that all people might live in a world of peace and freedom. [Left of the inscription, etching of General MacArthur walking . . . — Map (db m80914) HM
Illinois (Tazewell County), Pekin — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictPekin, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12143) HM
Illinois (Tazewell County), Tremont — Tremont Courthouse1839 - 1850
Abraham Lincoln attended court in the fine two story rectangular brick courthouse with four Grecian columns and copper dome on this site. Here in 1842 he was challenged to a duel by James Shields. Lincoln last spoke here August 30, 1858. — Map (db m12184) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Catlin — Vermilion County War MemorialCatlin Lions Veterans Memorial
World War I World War II Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm (The names of approximately 530 servicemen are included on the memorial. These names can be viewed at the link included below.) Map (db m11235) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Collison — Pilot Township (War) Memorial
Left Wing: We stand in deep appreciation for the Liberty we enjoy. Center: Pilot Township Memorial Left Column: Lloyd Hilleary • Gene Kinney • Robert Keal • Elmer Grimes • Lloyde Coake • Carl Wise • William . . . — Map (db m17128) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — American Revolutionary War Memorial — Vermilion County, Illinois
Statue Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution in Memory of Soldiers of the War for Independence who are buried in Vermilion County. William Adams • David Baird • Jacob Gundy • Hugh King • Thomas Morton • Joseph Coughran . . . — Map (db m32494) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Everyday HeroesPolice and Firefighter Memorial
Left Panel Honoring our Firefighters whose lives were lost in the line of duty • Albert Shanks - Fallen - February 17, 1915 • Albert Holmes - Fallen - February 17, 1915 • Gene Anderson - Fallen - August 11, 1976 • Wayne . . . — Map (db m10775) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Landing Ship Tanks (LST's) MemorialUnited States Amphibious Forces
In Remembrance of those who served in the United States Amphibious Forces on board Landing Ship Tanks (LST's). — Map (db m17466) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Lincoln / Lamon Law OfficeDanville, Illinois
Abraham Lincoln occupied offices in a building on this site while practicing law in the Eighth Judicial District from 1847 - 1859. — Map (db m10723) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Major Kenneth D. BaileyCongressional Medal of Honor
In memory of Major Kenneth D. Bailey, U.S.M.C., Congressional Medal of Honor Winner for bravery in World War II. A 1930 Danville High School graduate, he was Commanding Officer of Company C, First Raiders Battalion, which attacked Japanese . . . — Map (db m31963) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Two Trees Reach for HeavenAstronauts Memorial — Vermilion County, Illinois
In Honor of Astronaut Joe Tanner - Danville Native - November 3, 1994 In memory of Astronaut Christa McAuliffe - Teacher - January 28, 1986 "The Dream is Alive" — Map (db m10726) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial
Back of Stone Bench - At Entrance Dedicated to those who served, and to the principles upon which this great country was founded. This memorial stands in humble gratitude. Left Section Korea 1950 - 1953 Heroes of . . . — Map (db m10755) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Women's War Memorial — Vermilion County, Illinois
Since before the founding of our Republic and throughout our history, American women have fought for freedom selflessly and with little or no recognition for their contributions. — Map (db m10548) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Georgetown — Georgetown Parade of Patriots MonumentPatriot Park
In Honor of All Who Have Served Who Are Serving Who Will Serve Left Bench In Honor of Our Veterans Right Bench In Honor of All Patriots Within glass cases are names of local veterans who have served or . . . — Map (db m11358) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Hoopeston — Dedicated To The Fallen Heroes
Dedicated to the Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Lest they be forgotten — Map (db m11675) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Oakwood — Abraham Lincoln Forded Stony CreekRiding the Judicial Circuit
At this place from 1841 to 1856 Abraham Lincoln forded Stony Creek when riding the Judicial Circuit — Map (db m10995) HM
Illinois (Woodford County), Metamora — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial DistrictMetamora, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12151) HM

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