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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Valor

 
 
Valor Memorial image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
1. Valor Memorial
Inscription.
In memory
of the sons and
daughters of
this community
who served
in the wars of
their country

⋆⋆⋆

In grateful
appreciation
City of
Daytona Beach
Florida

1963

They have not sacrificed in vain as long as you remember them


(Separate plaque added later)
In grateful appreciation to the City of Daytona Beach
from the Halifax Area Central Veterans Council
in recognition of past commanders for their work and dedication in completion of this memorial
John Burgess 1960-1961 Theodore Halmos 1961-1962 Paul Peters 1962-1963 Paul S. Denison 1963-1964 Victor Kubly 1964-1965 William E. Dunn 1965-1966 Chester J. Fritz 1966-1967
Plaque donated by Letter Memorial Studio

 
Erected 1963 by the City of Daytona Beach.
 
Location. 29° 12.807′ N, 81° 1.17′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on North Beach Street north of International Speedway Boulevard (U.S. 92), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The memorial is located along the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway) on the grounds
Women's Army Corps Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
2. Women's Army Corps Plaque
An adjacent plaque on the Veterans Memorial Plaza reads:

2nd WAAC-WAC Training Center
(Women's Army Corps)
1942 - 1944
of J. Saxton Lloyd Riverfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); Persian Gulf War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Jessup's Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Post Office (about 600 feet away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is a large granite memorial at the top of which is carved a heraldic eagle displayed supporting a crest which reads: "VALOR". The large center section is symmetrically flanked by smaller sections, each containing three emblems of the U.S. military and the Merchant Marine.

The memorial is the centerpiece of a plaza around which are mounted several separate memorials to specific wars.
 
Categories. Military
 
Prisoners Of War⋆Missing In Action Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
3. Prisoners Of War⋆Missing In Action Plaque
You are not forgotten
Veterans Memorials image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
4. Veterans Memorials
The POW⋆MIA and WAC plaques are among those seen on Veterans Memorial Plaza, with the Valor Monument in the background.
Memorial seen from across Beach Street image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
5. Memorial seen from across Beach Street
Rainbow over the Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
6. Rainbow over the Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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