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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Mexican - American War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Mexican - American War Marker
Inscription.  
After the annexation of Texas in 1845, the U.S. and Mexico failed to resolve a boundary dispute leading to a declaration of war on May 13, 1846. The war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, giving the U.S. control of Texas, and the greater Southwestern United States.

Total Active U.S. Military 78,718
Killed in Action 1,733
Wounded in Action 4,152
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 29° 12.658′ N, 81° 0.683′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.2 miles east of City Island Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Enduring Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (a few steps from this marker); American Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker);
Mexican - American War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Mexican - American War Marker
Operation Iraqi Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent (within shouting distance of this marker); Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
 
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge looking west image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge looking west
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge looking east image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
4. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge looking east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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