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Pocahontas in Randolph County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 23, 2021
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Randolph County
will remember

These gave all
Names not listed

World War I
We the citizens of Randolph County pay humble tribute to the living and the dead who helped preserve us a free people.

World War II
May God grant unto us the courage and wisdom to build a world of peace so they may not have died in vain.

Theirs not to reason why
Theirs but to do and die

 
Erected 1946 by Raymond Rauch Company and Meeks-Johnson Post No. 6, American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 36° 15.671′ N, 90° 58.254′ W. Marker is in Pocahontas, Arkansas, in Randolph County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Broadway Street and South Marr Street, on the left when traveling west on West Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocahontas AR 72455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. This meteor fell July 1859 (a few steps from this marker); Sir Henry Morton Stanley (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sanitary Barber Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Futrell Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Randolph County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Spinnenweber and Peters Equine Store and Merchantile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocahontas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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