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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

America – A Defender Of Liberty

Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Plaza

 
 
America – A Defender Of Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
1. America – A Defender Of Liberty Marker
Inscription.  
1948 - 1991
The Cold War

April, 1961
Bay of Pigs Invasion

October 1962
Cuban Missile Crisis

November 20, 1970
Son Tay Raid

1979 - 1981
Iranian Hostage Crisis

1982 - 1984
Lebanon

1983
Grenada

1986
Libya

1989
Panama

1992 - 1994
Somalia

1994 - 1995
Haiti

1995 - 1999
Balkans Conflict


“From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots” Thomas Jefferson

 
Erected by Santa Rosa County and the City of Milton.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list.
 
Location. 30° 37.37′ N, 87° 2.13′ 
America – A Defender Of Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
2. America – A Defender Of Liberty Marker
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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. Desert Storm/Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom (here, next to this marker); Merchant Marine (here, next to this marker); Fallen, Not Forgotten (here, next to this marker); “Gone But Not Forgotten” (a few steps from this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Unknown Soldier (a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); National Guard Of The United States (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Regarding America – A Defender Of Liberty. The 1787 quote from Jefferson is actually "the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots & tyrants."
 
Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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