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

Seminole County

Florida World War II Memorial

 
 
Seminole County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
1. Seminole County Marker
Inscription.  
Seminole County
June 1942 - May 1946

Naval Air Station - Sanford, Florida
fighter and dive bomber training base

Seminole County honors all World War II veterans
including
Medal of Honor posthumous recipient
John J. Pinder, Jr.

On D-Day Technician 5th Grade Pinder
was fatally injured
on the coast of France
while transporting vital communication
equipment to shore.

 
Erected 2005 by The State of Florida.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 30° 26.262′ N, 84° 17.074′ 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
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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. Suwannee County (here, next to this marker); Wakulla County (here, next to this marker); Union County (here, next to this marker); Washington County (here, next to this marker); Santa Rosa County (here, next to this marker); Pasco County (here, next to this marker); Polk County (here, next to this marker); St. Johns County (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Also see . . .
1. John J. Pinder, Jr. (Submitted on November 22, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. NAS Sanford. (Submitted on November 22, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Seminole County Marker (center) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, November 13, 2022
2. Seminole County Marker (center)
Medal of Honor recipient John J. Pinder, Jr. image. Click for full size.
3. Medal of Honor recipient John J. Pinder, Jr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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