Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial
The Homeland panel represents the state of Louisiana. The state seal features a pelican tearing flesh from its own breast to feed its young. The pelican and its three young are surrounded by the Louisiana motto: "Union, Justice, Confidence."
The Family panel honors each branch of the military and their families, their bond, and our state''s collective support of Gold Star Families.
The Patriot panel depicts the inspiration and patriotism of our United States Armed Forces with the iconic rendering of the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima in World War II.
The Sacrifice panel honors those who paid the ultimate
sacrifice in service to the United States of America
and the families they left behind
Their sacrifice will not be forgotten.
Erected by State of Louisiana.
Location. 30° 27.426′ N, 91° 11.122′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from State Capitol Drive near North Fifth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
More about this marker. Located in the Arsenal Park, just east of the state Capitol Building.
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2018.