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Capitol Hill in Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hillsborough County

Florida World War II Memorial

 
 
Hillsborough County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
1. Hillsborough County Marker
Inscription.  
Hillsborough County
Dedicates this memorial marker in memory of:
the 498 servicemen of Hillsborough County who sacrificed their
lives defending freedom during WW II,

the thousands of patriots of Hillsborough County who were
wounded defending freedom during WW II,

the civilians of Hillsborough County who served as volunteers
for the Florida Defense Force and Home Guard protecting their
families, friends and fellow citizens during WW II,

the hundreds of men and women of Hillsborough County who
worked tirelessly building vessels at the Tampa Shipbuilding
and Engineering Company and McCloskey Shipyard, and

the hundreds of thousands of service members stationed at
Henderson, McDill, and Drew Army Airfields who supported
the fight to preserve freedom for the United States of
America and the world.

 
Erected 2005 by The State of Florida.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
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30° 26.269′ N, 84° 17.067′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. It is in Capitol Hill. Memorial is on South Bronough Street, 0.1 miles south of West Pensacola Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker located in front of the R. A. Gray Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 S Bronough Street, Tallahassee FL 32399, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian River County (here, next to this marker); Hernando County (here, next to this marker); Jefferson County (here, next to this marker); Hardee County (here, next to this marker); Lake County (here, next to this marker); Leon County (here, next to this marker); Gulf County (here, next to this marker); Gilchrist County (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Also see . . .  State of Florida Veterans’ Memorials. (Submitted on November 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Hillsborough County Marker (center) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
2. Hillsborough County Marker (center)
Florida World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
3. Florida World War II Memorial
Grateful State Pays Tribute to its Citizens image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
4. Grateful State Pays Tribute to its Citizens
for their sacrifices at home and in harm’s way
to protect and defend the freedoms
we so deeply cherish.
The inscriptions displayed on the county markers
lining this walk detail the contributions
and sentiments of Florida’s 67 countries.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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