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Fayetteville in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Chosin Few

 
 
The Chosin Few Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 23, 2009
1. The Chosin Few Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the brave
men who survived their
entrapment at the
Chosin Reservoir,
North Korea, in that
bitterly cold winter
of 1950 ...
who refused to leave
behind "their heroes,"
the dead and wounded.
Who proved again
what all veterans
know, that ...

Freedom is not free

 
Erected 2007.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Korean. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
 
Location. 36° 3.163′ N, 94° 10.087′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker is on Cemetery Circle, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville AR 72701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Soldier Memorial (here, next to this marker); First Marine Division Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fayetteville National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Oaks Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lynching in America / Racial Terrorism in Washington County (about 500 feet away); Fayetteville Female Seminary (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
More about this marker. This in-ground memorial is located near where the entrance road splits into the circle to the west.
 
Also see . . .  Fayetteville National Cemetery. Official Veteran's Affairs link to the Cemetery (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
The Chosin Few Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 23, 2009
2. The Chosin Few Marker
North entryway for the Fayetteville National Cemetery. This photo was taken on Memorial Day 2009 between two very heavy thunderstorms. The Memorial is by the tree to the right.
Western entrance to the Fayette National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, May 23, 2009
3. Western entrance to the Fayette National Cemetery
- taking this entrance will mean that you will need to walk to the marker as the roads do not connect.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,390 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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