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Muskogee in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

"The Sentry"

Sculptor Genie E. Basey

 
 
"The Sentry" Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. "The Sentry" Dedication Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
Benjamin Howard Gaston, M.D.
1926 - 1997

1947 - Graduated
Johns Hopkins Medical School

Captain, United States Army
Surgical Research Unit

Brooke Army Medical Center

In honor of
forty years of surgical service
to the Muskogee community


 
Erected by Muskogee Parks and Recreation and Concerned Organizations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismScience & MedicineWar, ColdWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 35° 46.14′ N, 95° 25.094′ W. Marker is in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Monument is in Honor Heights Park, about 150 feet south of the Papilion Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1513 North 48th Street, Muskogee OK 74401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 42nd Infantry (Rainbow) Division National Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskogee Nation Commemorative Stone (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. John Hutchings White (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Agency Building
"The Sentry" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. "The Sentry" Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Agency (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Union Agency (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Society of Landscape Architects Centennial Medallion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskogee.
 
Also see . . .  Benjamin Howard Gaston, M.D. at Find A Grave. (Submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
"The Sentry" Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
3. "The Sentry" Monument
"The Sentry" Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
4. "The Sentry" Sculpture
"The Sentry" Sculpture Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
5. "The Sentry" Sculpture Detail
"The Sentry" Monument Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
6. "The Sentry" Monument Sponsors
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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