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Blue Star Mothers’ Veterans Memorial

 
 
Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
1. Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Forever honoring all our
sons and daughters of the
city of Dayton and of
Montgomery County who
served their country in
the Armed Forces . . . .

In reverent recognition
of our heroic citizens
who gave their lives in
sacrifice, we humbly
dedicate this memorial
the twenty-fifth day
of May, 1956 . . . . .
 
Erected 1956 by Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. Chapters Dayton No. 55, Mac Ross No. 63, and Rodger Young No. 28.
 
Location. 39° 45.783′ N, 84° 11.358′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and St. Clair Street, on the left when traveling east on 1st Street. Click for map. Memorial is adjacent to Memorial Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 E. 1st Street, Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery County World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); Still on Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Hall
Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
2. Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1905 Wright Flyer III (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Van Cleve (about 500 feet away); The Birth of Aviation (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Dayton.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Blue Star Mothers. (Submitted on September 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
3. Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial
Memorial Hall in background.
Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
4. Blue Star Mothers' Veterans Memorial
Behind black light pole at corner of Memorial Hall. Looking northwest.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 704 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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