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Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

American Legion Armed Forces Tribute

(Candler County Georgia)

 
 
American Legion Armed Forces Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 19, 2009
1. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
all the residents of the county
who served in the Armed Forces
of our country
during World War I, World War II
and the Korean War
and in memory of
those who died in service

 
Erected by American Legion Candler County Post No. 108.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 32° 23.845′ N, 82° 3.76′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Memorial is on West Broad Street (State Highway 23/46) near North Kennedy Street., on the right when traveling west. Located on the southwest corner of the Courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Candler County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Candler County (a few steps from this marker); Candler County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.8 miles
American Legion Armed Forces Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 19, 2009
2. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute Marker
away); Pulaski, Georgia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Excelsior and its Academy (approx. 8.1 miles away); Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,140 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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