Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
The monument is in tribute to and honors families who lost one or more loved ones serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.
The first panel depicts their homeland Harford County and Havre de Grace Maryland of the United States of America.
The second panel depicts Family and represents all members of the Armed Forces who left family at home while serving America.
The third panel indicated Patriotism. The raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima represents the youth of America who volunteer to serve and protect us and to give others a freedom they have never known.
The saluting Service member silhouette represents the missing family member and void left by those who died in the Armed Service making the ultimate sacrifice of life for peace and freedom.
The fourth panel depicts Gold Star Families Sacrifice. They will continue to grieve and remember the loss of loved ones who sacrificed their lives to preserve our rights, liberties and the American flag under which they served.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: Military.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. America's 25th Earth Day (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Our Wetland Home (a few steps from this marker); Screaming Rockets (within shouting distance of this marker); Principio Destroyed (within shouting distance of this marker); A Crucial Connection (within shouting distance of this marker); Birds by the Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); British Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The point where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on January 3, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 21, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.