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POW-MIA Memorial

 
 
POW-MIA Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. POW-MIA Memorial
Inscription.  
Since World War I, more than 92,000 American Soldiers are unaccounted for.

This bench is dedicated to the memory of these brave men and women and the sacrifices each made in serving this country.

God Bless You. God Bless America. You are not forgotten
 
Erected by Rolling Thunder® Inc. Virginia - Chapter 4, presented to The Town of Amherst, Virginia.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 37° 35.117′ N, 79° 3.112′ W. Marker is in Amherst, Virginia, in Amherst County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 29) and East Court Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 E Court St, Amherst VA 24521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Memorial (here, next to this marker); Beirut-Lebanon (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial
POW-MIA Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. POW-MIA Memorial Bench
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(here, next to this marker); Amherst County Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Courage of Frank Padget (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kearfortt-Wood House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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