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Monticello in Jefferson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s

 
 
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 21, 2020
1. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
Inscription.  

The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform.

Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, human dignity, and the ideals of democracy.

We remember, with profound gratitude, those who suffered captivity and those whose fate remains unknown.

We honor and pay tribute to those valiant families of our servicemen and women who remain missing – families who have had to suffer not only the absence of their loved ones, but also the certainty of their fate.

We the citizens of Florida
commit that
“You Shall Not Be Forgotten”
 
Erected by Florida Department of Highways.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 30° 26.804′ N, 83° 43.81′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Florida, in Jefferson County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 10 9 miles west of Florida Route
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 21, 2020
2. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
150, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located at the Visitor Rest Area traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello FL 32344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ray Charles Childhood Home (approx. 5.6 miles away); Lamont Community (approx. 6.9 miles away); Howard Academy Elementary and Junior High School (Later Howard Academy High School) Second Street (approx. 10 miles away); "Meeting Oak" (approx. 10.8 miles away); Jefferson County Sesquicentennial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Jefferson County Florida Confederate Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Perkins Opera House (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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