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Olympia in Thurston County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

POW AND MIA Monument

 
 
POW AND MIA Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
1. POW AND MIA Monument Marker
Inscription.  In gratitude to those who sacrificed their freedom in the service of our country. We, the citizens of the State of Washington dedicated this monument to honor all former American Prisoners of War, those still missing, and those Americans who may still be held prisoner. POW/MIA Recognition Day September 16, 1988.
 
Location. 47° 2.195′ N, 122° 54.173′ W. Marker is in Olympia, Washington, in Thurston County. Memorial is on Winged Victory Circle. The marker is on the grounds of the Washington State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olympia WA 98501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Medal of Honor Monument (a few steps from this marker); The First William Winlock Miller High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's State Capitol Design (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marathon Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Rankin Rogers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington Women Win the Vote
Winged Victory Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
2. Winged Victory Monument
The monument is located on the grounds of the Washington State Capitol.
(approx. half a mile away); Marking the End of the Oregon Trail 1844 (approx. half a mile away); The Lone Tree (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olympia.
 
Categories. Military
 
Washington State Capitol building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
3. Washington State Capitol building
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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