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Near Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Price of Freedom

 

—All Kentucky Veterans —

 
Center Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
1. Center Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker
Inscription.
Center Panel:
The Price of Freedom
In honor and memory of all
Kentucky Veterans who served
our Country in times of Peace
and War, and to those who paid
the Supreme Sacrifice so that
we might enjoy freedom.
Their spirit, devotion, and love of Country will be forever Remembered.
God - Duty - Honor - Country

Left Panel:
Army
Est. June 14, 1775

Responsible for military land operations. The Army is prepared to use swift forceful action to overcome any enemy which threatens the United States. The Continental Army was created in 1775. And victories won by this Army gave birth to a new nation.
“This We'll Defend”

Navy
Est. Oct. 13, 1775

Serving as an instrument of international relations during time of peace, the presence of the Navy is helpful in keeping a crisis from flaring into war when under attack. The Navy seeks out and destroys the enemy on, under, or above the sea.
“Anchors Away"

Air Force
Est. Aug. 1, 1907

Originally named the Army Signal Corps. The Air Force is the youngest branch of the Armed Forces. Providing support for ground
Left Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
2. Left Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker
Army - Navy - Air Force
troops in battle. The Air Force keeps aircraft and missiles alert throughout the world.
“Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder"

Right Panel:
Marines
Est. Nov. 10, 1775
The first to fight in almost every major war of the United States. This combat - ready organization is specifically trained for amphibious assault operations. Having served in areas from Polar Regions to the Tropics the Marines proclaim “First to fight for the Right and Freedom”.
“Semper Fidelis Always Faithful"

Coast Guard
Est. Aug. 4, 1790

Formed to protect the coast against smugglers. The Coast Guard police shorelines and harbors, enforces maritime laws, and rescues victims of sea disasters. Ships at sea depend on the Coast Guard for navigational aids to reduce the dangers of our waterways.
“Semper Paratus Always Ready"

National Guard
Est. Dec. 13, 1636

Militia units formed in 1636 were the precursors of today’s Army National Guard. Our citizen soldiers are trained to provide disaster relief in the States and aid in National Defense in times of War. Today every state has a National Guard Unit trained and Ready to Serve.
“Always Ready Always
Right Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
3. Right Panel - The Price of Freedom Marker
Marines - Coast Guard - National Guard
There


 
Erected 2000 by American Legion Carroll Post #41 - And Many Others.
 
Location. 38° 40.002′ N, 85° 8.682′ W. Marker is near Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from General Butler Park Road west of U.S. 227. Click for map. located at the entrance of the "General Butler State Park" on the North side of the road. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General William Orlando Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Masterson House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Carrollton (approx. 1.5 miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 2.2 miles away); World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away); Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Categories. MilitaryPeace
 
Full View - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
4. Full View - The Price of Freedom Marker
Other Full View - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
5. Other Full View - The Price of Freedom Marker
POW - MIA - You Are Not Forgotten . . . image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
6. POW - MIA - You Are Not Forgotten . . .
Dedicated to ALL former American Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action who have sacrificed their Freedom in the Service of our Country.
Just a few of the Many Bricks - With Names and Military Units image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
7. Just a few of the Many Bricks - With Names and Military Units
"911" - Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
8. "911" - Memorial
The "911" Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
9. The "911" Memorial Plaque
Memorial to Civil Responders - on the "911" Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
10. Memorial to Civil Responders - on the "911" Memorial
The "Dedication" Memorial & Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
11. The "Dedication" Memorial & Plaque
Dedication Plaque . . . image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
12. Dedication Plaque . . .
(Click photo to see the details.)
Unusual Fence " Top" - Within a Short Walk image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
13. Unusual Fence " Top" - Within a Short Walk
Fence and Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
14. Fence and Plaque
Memorial to: Oscar W. Geier image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
15. Memorial to: Oscar W. Geier
Established - "Butler Memorial State Park"
Entire Full View - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 25, 2009
16. Entire Full View - - The Price of Freedom Marker
 
 
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