Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
World War I
1914 - 1918
— Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Plaza —
Germany Declares War On Russia & France
August 4, 1914
Wilson Declares U.S. Neutrality
May 7, 1915
Germans Sink Lusitania
January 31, 1917
Germany Resumes Submarine Attacks
April 2, 1917
U.S. Declares War On Germany
May 18, 1917
Selective Service Act Passed
May 28, 1918
Battle Of Cantigny
June 6, 1918
Battle Of Belleau Wood
July 15, 1918
Battle Of Marne
September 26, 1918
November 11, 1918
June 28, 1919
Treaty Of Versailles Signed
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Total Service Members
“The nation which forgets its defenders
Erected by Santa Rosa County and the City of Milton.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series lists.
Location. 30° 37.362′ N, 87° 2.126′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Memorial can be reached from Willing Street, 0.1 miles west of Caroline Street. The marker is located within the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korea (here, next to this marker); World War II (here, next to this marker); The Spanish – American War (here, next to this marker); The Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Mexican - American War (a few steps from this marker); Desert Storm/Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Wall of Tears (a few steps from this marker); Fallen, Not Forgotten (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.