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Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame

 
 
Flame of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Flame of Freedom Marker
Inscription. (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 Legion to celebrate its founding and Fifty years of One Hundred per cent Americanism for God and Country

Chatham Post 36 Cherokee Post 154 Savannah Post 135 Geo. K. Gannam Post 184 W.P. Jordon Post 500
(List of Officers)

(Left Marker):
On August 8, 2005
The Flame of Freedom
Honoring Our Veterans Ceased to Burn.
On November 10, 2005
The Sasser Family dedicates the relighting of the Flame to all Veterans,and in honor of their beloved Husband and Father,
Captain Willie O. Sasser, U.S. Air Force.
During his service, Captain Sasser was Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with two clusters, the Air Medal with three clusters, the Atlantic & Pacific Campaign Medal. the Achievement Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal- Air Force, the National Defence Medal, and the American Campaign Medal.
The freedoms these heros defended brought our nation a lasting victory. They served courageously, securing freedom for America and the world. We thank for
Relighting the Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Relighting the Flame Marker
the freedom we enjoy today.
We owe them so much!

Committee to Relight the Flame
(List of those names)
 
Erected by American Legion and Committee to Relight the Flame.
 
Location. 32° 4.75′ N, 81° 5.82′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. In front of Chatham County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 Montgomery St., Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telfair Academy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Telfair Family Mansion (about 600 feet away); Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences (about 600 feet away); William Scarbrough House (about 700 feet away); Wesley Chapel Trinity / John Wesley's American Parish (about 700 feet away); George Washington (about 800 feet away); Haitian Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. HeroesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
3. Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame Marker
Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame Marker
 
 
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