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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument

 
 
Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 9, 2006
1. Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the Gold Star Mothers of Texas. Their sons and daughters gave their lives while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. On June 4, 1928 out of tragedy we were formed, out of love we continue.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 30° 15.975′ N, 97° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Memorial is on East 11th Street east of Navasota Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located in the Texas State Cemetery, Monument Hill Section 1. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street (Cemetery entrance), Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Events of World War II (here, next to this marker); Military Order of the Purple Heart Monument (here, next to this marker); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (within shouting distance of this marker); State Cemetery of Texas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winslow Turner
Texas State Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 9, 2006
2. Texas State Cemetery entrance
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(about 400 feet away); James Allison York (about 400 feet away); Dr. Gideon Lincecum (about 400 feet away); George Weedon (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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