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

Andrews County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Andrews County Veterans Memorial was dedicated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 2006.

All veterans that are living or deceased that served in the military will be eligible. The veteran must be honorably discharged and born, resided, or buried in Andrews County.

The original cost of the memorial was approximately $150,000 and was raised by private contributions. All contributions go toward maintenance and future projects.

The charter board of directors consisted of Rex Johnson, Judd Porter, Jane Simpson, Donna Greaves, Neri Flores, Jack Gregg, Forest Scott, Vernon Southard, Carolyn Weatherby, Don Ingram, Hiram Hubert, Mary Jane Baeza, Bob Smart, Tanya Johnson, and John Pool.

Greater love hath no man the this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
 
Erected 2006.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 32° 19.037′ N, 102° 33.248′ 
Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
Near the entrance there are seven six-foot granite tablets with an explanation of wars--from the American Civil War through the Fight Against Terrorism.
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W. Marker is in Andrews, Texas, in Andrews County. Memorial is on West Broadway Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 West Broadway Street, Andrews TX 79714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (here, next to this marker); World War I (here, next to this marker); American Civil War / Spanish American War (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Fight Against Terrorism (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); C.E. Carruth Bi-Centennial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Settlers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andrews.
 
Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
At the rear of the memorial are ten granite tablets with the names of the Andrews County Veterans.
American Civil War - Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
4. American Civil War - Andrews County Veterans Memorial
World War I - Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
5. World War I - Andrews County Veterans Memorial
World War II - Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
6. World War II - Andrews County Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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