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The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial

 
 
The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
January 13, 2010
1. The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Plaque
Inscription.  
The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial
is dedicated to those Arizona men and women
who served during the Korean War
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
***
Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Commissioners

MG Donald L. Owens, AZ ANG
(Adjutant General of Arizona),
Chairman

Donald A. Parks Ph.D.*,
Vice Chairman

Donald A. Bliss. • State Sen. Jones Osborn • Norman O. Gallion • Budd L. Peabody • State Rep. James A. Hardegan • State Rep. James B. Ratliff • Pamela Moore Harvey • H. Edward Reeves* • Raymond Harvey, CMH* • State Sen. S.H. "Hal" Runyan • Charles R. Huggins • BG C. Bradford Smith* • State Rep. Jack C. Jackson • Hon. Sam Steiger* • Mark (Myong H) Kim • State Sen. Robert B. Usdane • John Lee, M.D. • Robert Wesson*
*****
Dedicated on November 12, 1990 by Governor Rose Mofford with sincere gratitude to the 39th Arizona Legislature

Robert Gomez, Architect A.I.A. Lawrence Vagnozzi, Project Manager.

* Served in Korea during the Korean War
 
Erected
The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
January 13, 2010
2. The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial
Plaque is mounted on the right column near the ground.
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1990.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 33° 26.902′ N, 112° 5.644′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Memorial is on Adams Street, on the left. A Memorial in the State Capitol Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. Parking lot entrance is halfway between Washington Street split 17th Avenue. Stay in the left lane or you'll have lots of fun seeing the Capitol area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 West Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (within shouting distance of this marker); Arizona World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men (about 300 feet away); Arizona's Pioneer Women (about 300 feet away); Navajo Code Talkers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
 
More about this memorial. The "pagoda" sheltering the brass Korean bell is unusual for a monument and striking as a structure.
 
The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Bell image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Chris English, January 13, 2010
3. The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2010. This page has been viewed 2,558 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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