Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1950 - 1953
— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Sparked by global Cold War tension, United Nations forces, led primarily by the United States, intervened to support South Korea. After an almost two-year stalemate, where battles raged but no land was gained, a protracted armistice negotiation eventually led to the end of hostilities on July 27, 1953.
Total Active U.S. Military 1,789,000
Killed in Action 33,739
Volusia County KIA 22
Wounded in Action 103,284
Missing in Action 7,929
Volusia County MIA 7
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 29° 12.731′ N, 81° 0.539′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South Peninsula Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War (within shouting distance World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); Philippine-American War/Boxer Rebellion/Border War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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.
Also see . . . Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Volusia County, Florida (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.