Bay Minette in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Bay Minette Korean War Memorial
711th AAA Gun Battalion
Alabama National Guard
Bay Minette, Alabama
[List of names in 3 columns]
4 September 1950
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 30° 52.942′ N, 87° 46.566′ W. Marker is in Bay Minette, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Hall Avenue (U.S. 31) and D'Olive Street on Hall Avenue. Located in front of the Bay Minette Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 West 2nd Street, Bay Minette AL 36507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bay Minette, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Baldwin County Eternal Flame Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Harry Toulmin (about 600 feet away); A County Older Than the State, Baldwin County (about 700 feet away); Bottle Creek Site (about 700 feet away); Lynching in America / The Lynching of Rueben Sims Stephen J. Boykin / The American Banner (approx. 1.3 miles away); Kennedy Mill, c.1811 (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay Minette.
Regarding Bay Minette Korean War Memorial. Each year the city, and the areas' veterans, honor those who served, and those who died in the Korean War. The sacrifices of the 138 young members, of B Battery of 711th AAA Gun Battalion, who marched through the streets of Bay Minette on September 4th, 1950 before boarding a train that would begin their journey toward Korea’s far away shores are remembered.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.