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Medal of Honor Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
1. Medal of Honor Memorial
Inscription.  This tree dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to honor America's Medal of Honor recipients who helped make this Bicentennial Observance possible "by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty."
 
Erected by U.S. Veterans Aministration.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 38° 8.419′ N, 79° 2.983′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from Richmond Avenue (U.S. 250) just east of National Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Richmond Ave, Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); United States National Military Cemetery - Staunton (a few steps from this marker); Address by President Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Staunton National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); First Settler's Grave
Medal of Honor Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
2. Medal of Honor Memorial
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Avenue of Trees (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Barger House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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