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Tallahassee in Leon 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”
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 30° 29.022′ N, 84° 23.322′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 10, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located at the Visitor Rest Area traveling east (mile marker 194). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tallahassee FL 32303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers.
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
At least 8 other markers are within 7 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. ¼ mile away); Dale Mabry Field (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mission San Luis (approx. 4.7 miles away); West Campus of the Florida State University-Tallahassee Branch the University of Florida (approx. 5 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 5.7 miles away); Original Lincoln High School (approx. 6½ miles away); The Florida State University Campus (approx. 6½ miles away); The Taylor House (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 5 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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