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Perrysburg in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

 
 
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 17, 2022
1. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Inscription.  The monument is in tribute to and honors families who lost one or more loved ones serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.

The first panel depicts their homeland Harford County and Havre de Grace Maryland of the United States of America.

The second panel depicts Family and represents all members of the Armed Forces who left family at home while serving America.

The third panel indicated Patriotism. The raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima represents the youth of America who volunteer to serve and protect us and to give others a freedom they have never known.

The saluting Service member silhouette represents the missing family member and void left by those who died in the Armed Service making the ultimate sacrifice of life for peace and freedom.

The fourth panel depicts Gold Star Families Sacrifice. They will continue to grieve and remember the loss of loved ones who sacrificed their lives to preserve our rights, liberties and the American flag under which they served.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
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In addition, it is included in the Gold Star Families series list.
 
Location. 41° 33.561′ N, 83° 37.997′ W. Marker is in Perrysburg, Ohio, in Wood County. Memorial is on W. Front Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perrysburg OH 43551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perrysburg / Perrysburg Plat Map (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Meigs Directional Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perrysburg World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perrysburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); History Happened Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Way We Were… (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perrysburg.
 
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 17, 2022
2. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 17, 2022
3. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 11, 2024
4. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2024. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   4. submitted on June 20, 2024, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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