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Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument

 
 
Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
1. Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
(South face)
As we, the citizens of the City of Millington, celebrate our Centennial, we believe that it is most appropriate to offer fervent thanks and humble appreciation to those of our area who have served in our Armed Forces. Without their sacrifices and diligence in safeguarding our country we would not be able to live the American dream. George R. Harvell, Jr. Mayor April 3, 2003

(East face)
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Thomas Jefferson

(North face)
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy

(West face)
We will not waver. We will not tire. We will not falter, And we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail. George W. Bush
 
Erected 2003 by The City of Millington, Tennessee.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series lists.
 
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35° 20.146′ N, 89° 53.124′ W. Marker is in Millington, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Navy Circle and East Navy Circle, on the right when traveling east on South Navy Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5297 Navy Rd, Millington TN 38053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millington Central High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Millington, Tennessee / Park Field (approx. one mile away); Big Creek Baptist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kerrville Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sigler Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Shelby County Training School (approx. 6.1 miles away); Woodstock Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Dr. Peter John Flippin (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millington.
 
Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
2. Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument
Closeup of east face.
Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
3. Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument
Closeup of north face.
Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
4. Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument
Closeup of west face.
Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
5. Millington Centennial and Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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