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Fort Pierce in St. Lucie County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s

 
 
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2022
1. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
Inscription.  
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform.

Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, human dignity, and the ideals of democracy.

We remember, with profound gratitude, those who suffered captivity and those whose fate remains unknown.

We honor and pay tribute to those valiant families of our servicemen and women who remain missing – families who have had to suffer not only the absence of their loved ones, but also the certainty of their fate.

We the citizens of Florida
commit that
“You Shall Not Be Forgotten”

 
Erected by State of Florida.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 27° 28.002′ N, 80° 25.042′ W. Marker is in Fort Pierce, Florida, in St. Lucie County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 95 at milepost 133,, 0.2 miles north of Orange Avenue (Route
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68), on the right when traveling north. Located at the north bound St. Lucie County Rest Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Pierce FL 34947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lincoln Park Academy (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Lincoln Park Academy (approx. 4.6 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Zora Neale Hurston Gravesite (approx. 4.6 miles away); Former Chronicle Newspaper Headquarters (approx. 4.8 miles away); Highwaymen Obelisk (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Pierce.
 
Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, June 26, 2022
2. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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