Walhalla in Oconee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Silver Rose
"They gave their tomorrow for your toadys."
In memory of the men and women
who served in the Vietman War
and later died as a result
of Agent Orange dioxins
we honor and remember
Erected 2008 by Oconee County Veterans Council.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
Location. 34° 45.9′ N, 83° 4.048′ W. Marker is in Walhalla, South Carolina, in Oconee County. Memorial is on West Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located on the grounds of the Oconee County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walhalla SC 29691, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duty, Honor, Country (here, next to this marker); Combat Infantrymen Monument (here, next to this marker); Oconee County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Oconee Heritage Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel R.T. Jaynes Patriot's Hall: Oconee Veterans Museum (about 400 feet away); Gen. John A. Wagener (about 500 feet away); The English School (about 500 feet away); John A. Wagener Monument (about 500 feet away); St. John’s Lutheran Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walhalla.
Also see . . .
1. The Order of the Silver Rose. Order of the Silver Rose - Honoring Victims of Agent Orange. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Oconee County inducts veterans into the Order of the Silver Rose. Agent Orange still is a term of significance for a generation of Americans who have seen loved ones return safely from the Vietnam War only to be stricken with diseases resulting from a chemical agent used to kill crops and vegetation in Southeast Asia. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.