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The Silver Rose

 
 
The Silver Rose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 28, 2008
1. The Silver Rose Marker
Inscription.
The price of a silver rose is not free
"They gave their tomorrow for your toadys."

In memory of the men and women
who served in the Vietman War
and later died as a result
of Agent Orange dioxins
we honor and remember
their sacrifice

 
Erected 2008 by Oconee County Veterans Council.
 
Location. 34° 45.9′ N, 83° 4.048′ W. Marker is in Walhalla, South Carolina, in Oconee County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Oconee County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Walhalla SC 29691, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duty, Honor, Country (here, next to this marker); Combat Infantrymen Monument (here, next to this marker); Oconee County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Oconee Heritage Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel R.T. Jaynes (about 300 feet away); Patriot's Hall: Oconee Veterans Museum (about 400 feet away); Gen. John A. Wagener
Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 28, 2008
2. Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker
A tribute to the Armed Forces
that have defenced the
United States of America
sponsored by
Walhalla Garden Club
in cooperation with
Oconee Co. Arts and Historical Commission
(about 500 feet away); The English School (about 500 feet away); John A. Wagener Monument (about 500 feet away); St. Johnís Lutheran Church (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Walhalla.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Order of the Silver Rose. Order of the Silver Rose - Honoring Victims of Agent Orange. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Oconee County inducts veterans into the Order of the Silver Rose. Agent Orange still is a term of significance for a generation of Americans who have seen loved ones return safely from the Vietnam War only to be stricken with diseases resulting from a chemical agent used to kill crops and vegetation in Southeast Asia. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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