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Takoma Park Veterans Memorial

 
 
Takoma Park Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 29, 2018
1. Takoma Park Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  Enshrined here is eternal tribute to those who fought our country's battles
 
Location. 38° 58.853′ N, 77° 0.649′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Philadelphia Avenue (Maryland Route 410), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Takoma Park MD 20912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. B.Y. Morrison Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Thomas/Siegler House and Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lee Jordan Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lee Jordan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scott H. Lawson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founding of Takoma Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Takoma (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
Dedication plaque on the grounds of the memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 29, 2018
2. Dedication plaque on the grounds of the memorial
In memory of
Sgt. Christopher Thornton
101st Airborne
U.S. Army
July 1, 1961 - Dec. 12, 1985
Died in an airplane crash in
Gander, Newfoundland
Grounds of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 29, 2018
3. Grounds of Memorial
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on November 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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