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Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s

 
 
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 18, 2019
1. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
Inscription.  
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because
of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform.

Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and
won victories for liberty, human dignity, and the ideals of democracy.

We remember, with profound gratitude, those who suffered captivity
and those whose fate remains unknown.

We honor and pay tribute to those valiant families of our servicemen and
women who remain missing – families who have had to suffer not only the
absence of their loved ones, but also the certainty of their fate.


We the citizens of Florida commit that
“You Shall Not Be Forgotten”

 
Erected by Florida Department of Highways.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 28° 43.484′ N, 81° 22.403′ W. Marker is in Longwood, Florida, in Seminole County. Memorial can be reached from
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 18, 2019
2. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
I-4 (at milepost 95) near SR 434 (State Road 1.0). Located at the Richey Green Rest Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Longwood FL 32779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminole County (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Seminole County (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Senator II (approx. 2.1 miles away); Heroes Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Historic Longwood/E.W. Henck (approx. 2.3 miles away); Longwood Hotel/Bradley McIntyre House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Longwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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