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

Lake County

Florida World War II Memorial

 
 
Lake County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
1. Lake County Marker
Inscription.  
Lake County
In honor of the Lake County World War II veterans who served
their country for peace, honor and glory, and for those that
sacrificed their lives defending the freedom we all cherish.

Medal of Honor Recipient,
Private Robert McTureous, Jr. U.S.M.C.

First War Bond was sold in Leesburg on
May 1, 1941.

Sixty-five (65) of Lake County’s residents
were killed in action.

1925 lbs. of scrap metal were donated
for the pre-war efforts.

 
Erected 2005 by The State of Florida.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 30° 26.268′ N, 84° 17.068′ 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
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R. A. Gray Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 S Bronough St, 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. Leon County (here, next to this marker); Jefferson County (here, next to this marker); Indian River County (here, next to this marker); Liberty County (here, next to this marker); Hillsborough County (here, next to this marker); Hernando County (here, next to this marker); Manatee County (here, next to this marker); Hardee County (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Also see . . .
1. State of Florida Veterans’ Memorials. (Submitted on November 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Robert Miller McTureous Jr. (Submitted on November 15, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Lake County Marker (center) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
2. Lake 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 79 times since then and 9 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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