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Corozal in Municipio de Corozal, Puerto Rico — The Caribbean (The West Indies)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By George Cortés, May 9, 2021
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
Este monumento se erige en honor a todos los veteranos puertorriqueños que, aunque separados por generaciones, compartieron una meta en común — defender valientemente la libertad de nuestro país.

La memoria de estos permanecerá viva donde quiera, que exista la democracia y serán por siempre símbolo de heroísmo, sacrificio, lealtad y libertad.

[English translation:]
This monument is erected in honor of all Puerto Rican veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common goal — to courageously defend the freedom of our country.

The memory of these veterans will remain alive wherever democracy exists and they will forever be a symbol of heroism, sacrifice, loyalty and freedom.
 
Erected 1996 by Hon. Carlos Serra Velez, Alcade (Mayor).
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansMilitary.
 
Location. 18° 20.447′ N, 66° 19.044′ W. Marker is in Corozal in Municipio de Corozal, Puerto Rico. Memorial

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By George Cortés, May 9, 2021
2. Veterans Memorial
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is at the intersection of Calle Bou and Calle Sixto Febus (State Highway 891), on the left when traveling south on Calle Bou. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Bou 22, Corozal PR 00783, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (here, next to this marker); Master Sergeant Juan E. Negrón (here, next to this marker); Puerto Rico Quincentenary Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossfire (approx. 14.7 miles away); A Never-Ending Challenge (approx. 14.7 miles away); Defending San Juan (approx. 14.7 miles away); Imagine Life Here (approx. 14.7 miles away); The Main Plaza (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corozal.
 
 
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