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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

America the Beautiful Memorial Grove

 
 
America the Beautiful Memorial Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 17, 2019
1. America the Beautiful Memorial Grove Marker
Inscription.  
This grove is a living tribute to all
who served in the Persian Gulf War
and an enduring symbol
of peace and strength for all

Dedicated by George Bush, May 7, 1996
President of the United States of America, 1989-1993

 
Erected 1996 by International Society of Arboriculture Research Trust.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #41 George H.W. Bush, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 38° 52.937′ N, 77° 4.2′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Sheridan Drive just north of Weeks Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Mothers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of the U.S. Air Force Arlington Committee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
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line); Honoring the Women Who Served (about 400 feet away); Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II (about 500 feet away); The 82nd Airborne Division Association (about 500 feet away); American Revolution American Red Maple (about 500 feet away); 144th Army Postal Unit (about 500 feet away); 104th Infantry Division (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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