Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
LCdr. Denver Key
Hero’s Walk and Freedom Trees
— POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
with the vision of universal freedom
for all mankind
This tree is dedicated to
LCdr. Denver Key
Prisoners of War
Missing in Action
Erected by POW-MIA Memorial and Museum.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam.
Location. 30° 13.791′ N, 81° 53.429′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Memorial is on POW-MIA Memorial Pkwy near Lake Newman Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker located within Cecil Commerce Center (formally NAS Cecil Field), at the POW-MIA Memorial and Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6112 POW-MIA Memorial Parkway, Jacksonville FL 32221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LCdr. John Davis (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Michael Hoff (here, next to this marker); Lt. Steve Musselman (here, next to this marker); Cdr. Peter Schoeffel (here, LCdr. Lee Cole (here, next to this marker); LCdr. Fred Wright (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Robert J. Dwyer (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Dale Raebel (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding LCdr. Denver Key. On November 17, 1967 LCDR. Denver Key in his A4 Skyhawk took off from the USS Intrepid for a mission over North Vietnam. During the mission his aircraft was hit by a SAM (missile). Key was able to eject, but was subsequently captured. LCDR. Key was held as a prisoner of war for 5 and ½ year released in 1973.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.