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Vietnam Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
1. Vietnam Veterans Monument
Inscription.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Vietnam
1957 ---
Dedicated to the memory and honor of all Anderson County Vietnam veterans. They will always be remembered for their sacrifices and their love for freedom.
 
Erected by Anderson Jaycees.
 
Location. 34° 30.883′ N, 82° 40.567′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker is on Standridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is located in the Equinox Mill Park. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson SC 29625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anderson Mills (approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Rose Hill -- 1794 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Samuel Marshall Orr House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Temple B'Nai Isreal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Anderson Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); In This Burial Ground (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Presbyterian Church
Vietnam Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
2. Vietnam Veterans Monument
In addition to flaying over this monument, the flag shown has also flown over the White House. This was the original flag used that this monument. It had been held in safe keeping after the monument fell into disrepair.
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Anderson County Veterans Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Anderson County Farmers Market Pavilion (approx. 1.5 miles away); Building History / Major Frank R Thompson (1903-1977) (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
 
More about this marker. The monument was recently repaired due to the efforts of an Anderson veteran who saw the monument in deteriorating condition.
 
Also see . . .
1. Forgotten no more: Marine spurs effort to fix Vietnam War memorial. For decades, a simple stone monument has stood in Andersonís Equinox Park to honor the countyís veterans of the Vietnam War. (Submitted on June 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Vietnam veterans' monument construction. (Submitted on June 4, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Vietnam Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
3. Vietnam Veterans Monument
Bowman, Melvin
Brooks, James Roy Jr.
Campbell, Richard Michael
Coe, Hewett Frank Evastus
Creamer, Albert Eugene
Cureton, Johnny Jacob, Jr.
David, Corner Mack
Ellis, James Marion
Fields, Ronald Elwood
Flemming, Larry, Jr.
Foster, Willie Frank
Ginn, David Landrell
Jones, Horace
King, Robert Louis
Browning, Robert E.
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By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
4. Vietnam Veterans Monumen
Lawless, William Ralph, Jr.
Martin, Clyde Thomas
Mattison, Benjamin Franklin
Mauldin, Melvin Calvin, Jr.
McDowell, Harold Guinn
Parker, Billy Hammond
Peeples, Billy Hammond
Petit, Stanley Russell
Robertson, Wilburn
Scott, Randolph
Smith, Terry Lee
Whitt, Broadus Alfred
Wilbanks, D. Frank
Williams, Doyle
Clardy, James D.
Garrett, Jacky L.
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By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
5. Vietnam Veterans Monument
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By Brian Scott, May 31, 2015
6. Vietnam Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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