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Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial

 
 
Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
1. Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial
Inscription.  
[on south bridge railing]
We hold in grateful remembrance
those who stepped from
the pursuits of peace in response
to the Call of their Country
and of Civilization,
and in the World War
1917-1919
offered themselves for
the maintenance of American Rights,
for the
preservation of American Ideals
and for the realization
of Humanity’s Hopes
[on north bridge railing]
Flint River Bridge
rededicated in 2015
to honor those in Dougherty County who have served their Country since World War I in order to preserve the Constitution of the United States of America safeguarding the principles of the Declaration of Independence which protects the People’s unalienable rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 31° 34.61′ N, 84° 8.898′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Memorial is on West Broad Avenue just east of South
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Front Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted on the Flint River Bridge railing - near the southwest corner of the bridge. Updated marker, from 2015 Rededication, is mounted 30 feet north near the northwest corner of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany GA 31701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ray Charles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bridge House (about 300 feet away); Nelson Tift (about 400 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 600 feet away); WW II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Spec 4 James Earl Worthy (about 700 feet away); The Exchange Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
2. Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial
(looking east along West Broad Avenue • south side of bridge)
Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial<br>2015 Rededication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
3. Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial
2015 Rededication
Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial<br>2015 Rededication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 5, 2021
4. Flint River Bridge World War I Memorial
2015 Rededication
(looking east along West Broad Avenue • north side of bridge)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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