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Glen Rose in Somervell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Somervell County Veterans

 
 
Somervell County Veterans Monument East Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
1. Somervell County Veterans Monument East Face
Inscription.  
(East Face)
In
memory
of
those who
gave their
lives for
their
country

In memory of veterans of
all wars from
Somervell County


(North Face)
Veterans of
Iraq and
Afghanistan

Veterans of
World War II
Korean Conflict
Cold War


(South Face)
Veterans of
Desert Storm

Veterans of
Confederacy
Spanish American War
World War I


(West Face)
Veterans of
Vietnam
Conflict

Erected Nov. 11, 1962
Oliver Windell Buzan
Post No. 462
The American Legion
And Auxiliary

 
Erected 1962 by Oliver Windell Buzan Post No. 462 The American Legion And Auxiliary. (Marker Number 14614.)
 
Location. 32° 14.099′ N, 97° 45.34′ W. Marker is in Glen Rose, Texas, in Somervell County. Memorial is at the intersection of Northeast Barnard Street
Somervell County Veterans Monument North Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
2. Somervell County Veterans Monument North Face
(State Highway 144) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling south on Northeast Barnard Street. Marker is located on the grounds of the Somervell County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Northeast Barnard Street, Glen Rose TX 76043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somervell County (here, next to this marker); Somervell County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Dinosaur Tracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Campbell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Squaw Creek Indian Fight, 1864 (approx. 3 miles away); Comanche Peak (approx. 10 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This monument appears to be listed twice in the Texas Historical Commission's Atlas. The original entry appears as Veterans of the Confederacy, Spanish American War, World War I and II (marker #5644). The entry for marker #14614, Somervell County Veterans, appears to have been added later when the monument was updated to include later conflicts.
 
Categories. Military
 
Somervell County Veterans Monument South Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
3. Somervell County Veterans Monument South Face
Somervell County Veterans Monument West Face image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
4. Somervell County Veterans Monument West Face
Somervell County Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
5. Somervell County Veterans Monument
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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