“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Veterans Memorial

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By Devry Jones, October 6, 2018
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to the men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces so the principles of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness might prevail. Many times they are called upon to prove that only courage and sacrifice can keep freedom alive upon this earth. We will always be ready to commit our lives and fortunes to prove to everyone that America is dedicated to the ideals that gave her birth, happiness and the peace she she treasures.
Location. 38° 33.125′ N, 91° 0.147′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East 5th Street and Highway 47 (Missouri Route 47), on the right when traveling east on East 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 East 5th Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bassora Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gravesite of Washington's Founder (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor and Memory of Those Who Served in the Korean War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southern Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marie Krog House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Log House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unnerstall Flag Plaza (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Categories. Military
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 17 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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