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The Four Freedoms Monument

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, April 20, 2020
1. The Four Freedoms Monument Marker
Inscription.  The Four Freedoms were stated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his Annual Message to Congress, January 6, 1941. Freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear everywhere in the world, became the ideals of American policy. The memorial, symbolizing these aspirations of mankind, was designed by Walter Russell, given by Women's National Institute, and dedicated to the memory of World War II hero, Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr., June 14, 1944.
 
Erected 1970 by Madison County Memorial Post No. 68, The American Legion in Cooperation with Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation. (Marker Number F-178.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 6, 1941.
 
Location. 30° 28.174′ N, 83° 24.762′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of
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By Tim Fillmon, April 20, 2020
2. The Four Freedoms Monument and Marker
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East Base Street (U.S. 90) and Northeast Range Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Base Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison FL 32340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seminole Indian War Blockhouse (a few steps from this marker); Captain Richard G. Bradford (within shouting distance of this marker); Dial-Goza House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr. (about 500 feet away); W.T. Davis Building (about 600 feet away); City of Madison (about 800 feet away); The Wardlaw-Smith House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
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By Tim Fillmon, April 20, 2020
3. The Four Freedoms Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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