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Columbia in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl

Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian Border Christmas Day

 

2005

 
American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian Border Christmas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, December 12, 2019
1. American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian Border Christmas Day Marker
Inscription.  
Mauricio Alvarez, Sculptor

This place of rest is dedicated to the veterans of this community, as well as the rest of America, well-trained and fierce warriors, but also gentle and kind liberators and protectors of children, women and men, and defenders of freedom around the world, and to the loved ones of veterans in recognition of the sacrifices they have endured and continue to endure.
 
Erected 2005 by Sophia and Elmer Oerter Charitable Foundation.
 
Location. 38° 27.023′ N, 90° 12.898′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial is on Parkview Drive just south of McDannold Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Veterans Parkway, Columbia IL 62236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Palmier Cemetry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters (approx. one mile away); Miller-Fiege Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Whiteside Station (approx. 1.7 miles away);
American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian Border Christmas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, December 12, 2019
2. American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian Border Christmas Day Marker
Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); Civil War Union Women Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); Minnesota Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Missouri); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away in Missouri). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
More about this marker. Columbia Parkview School
 
Categories. War, 2nd Iraq
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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