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

Orange County

Florida World War II Memorial

 
 
Orange County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
1. Orange County Marker
Inscription.  
Orange County

Orange County honors the hundreds of its sons and daughters
who served America during World War II
as soldiers, aircraft & boat builders and researchers.

The Florida Aircraft Corporation
rebuilt, repaired and tested more than 1,000 planes.

The Pine Castle Boat and Construction Company
(later Correct Craft)
Built 8,742 assault boats and thousands of packing boxes.

Researchers developed orange juice concentrate
while 733 POW’s were put to work picking citrus fruit.

Overall, Orange County manufacturers
contributed nearly $20 million in war aid.

 
Erected 2005 by The State of Florida.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceWar, World II.
 
Location. 30° 26.265′ N, 84° 17.069′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. It is in Capitol Hill. Memorial is on South Bronough Street, 0.1 miles south
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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 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. Okaloosa County (here, next to this marker); Palm Beach County (here, next to this marker); Pinellas County (here, next to this marker); Monroe County (here, next to this marker); Putnam County (here, next to this marker); St. Lucie County (here, next to this marker); Martin County (here, next to this marker); Sarasota 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 16, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. The Surprising Link Between World War II and Frozen Orange Juice. (Submitted on November 16, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Orange County Marker (right) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
2. Orange County Marker (right)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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