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Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Freeport Veterans Memorial Park

 
 
Freeport Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
1. Freeport Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  To all veterans past and present who have defended our country and preserved our liberties. Dedicated November 10, 2007
 
Erected 2007 by City of Freeport, Texas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 28° 57.828′ N, 95° 22.337′ W. Marker is in Freeport, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of Quintana Street and City Park Road, on the right when traveling east on Quintana Street. The memorial is just across Quintana Street from the Freeport Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport TX 77541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel Robert M. Coleman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice - World War I - World War II - Korean Conflict (about 400 feet away); Four Miles Southeast to the Original Town of Velasco (approx. ¼ mile away); Velasco Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Town of Old Velasco
Freeport Veterans Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
2. Freeport Veterans Memorial Park Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Schuster House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Schuster Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Velasco Lodge No. 757, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
Regarding Freeport Veterans Memorial Park. The marker is part of a site with a small circular courtyard, a V-shaped gray granite memorial, and a set of flagpoles for the armed services' flags.
 
Courtyard with benches image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
3. Courtyard with benches
Each bench is engraved for one of the armed services.
Gray Granite Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
4. Gray Granite Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Last updated on May 14, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 20, 2021