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Here We Mark the Price of Freedom

Duty Honor Country

 
 
Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
1. Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker
Inscription.  To honor and commemorate all Wicomico County citizens whose valor and sacrifice in defense of our country must never be forgotten. "All gave some - some gave all." Those listed here gave all.

Dedicated on May 26, 2003 by the Wicomico County War Memorial Committee. The construction and perpetual care of this monument is funded entirely through donations by caring citizens.
 
Erected 2003 by Wicomico County War Memorial Committee.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, AfghanistanWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 21.65′ N, 75° 34.583′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Memorial can be reached from Glen Avenue close to Memorial Plaza. Located on the grounds near the entrance to the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance

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of this marker. American Alligator (approx. ¼ mile away); Wicomico Treasures (approx. ¼ mile away); The Evolution of the "Best Little Zoo in North America" (approx. ¼ mile away); Beaver (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Bison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Non Native Plants (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wetland Marsh (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wooded Wetland (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
The Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
2. The Monument
Commemorates all from Wicomico County who died during the wars of the 20th century.
World War I image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
3. World War I
World War II image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
4. World War II
World World II (cont.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
5. World World II (cont.)
World War II (cont.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
6. World War II (cont.)
Korean War, Vietnam War, and Enduring Freedom image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
7. Korean War, Vietnam War, and Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
8. Operation Iraqi Freedom
Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
9. Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker
Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
10. Here We Mark the Price of Freedom Marker
Merchant Marines image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
11. Merchant Marines
"Veterans" status was granted to American Merchant Marines for oceangoing services during the period of armed conflict, December 7, 1941 to August 15, 1945 World War II. The Merchant Marine flag flown here and this plaque are in memory of Master William M. Martino and Messman William C. Messick.
Washington & the Maryland Flag image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
12. Washington & the Maryland Flag
General George Washington, in honor of the bravery shown by the Maryland soldiers during the Revolutionary War, declared that when the Maryland flag and the United States flag are displayed on separate flag poles, the flagpoles should be of equal height and the Maryland flag should be approximately the same size as but never larger than The United States flag. Code 4.04 State of Maryland
Memorial in front of the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nate Davidson, April 22, 2011
13. Memorial in front of the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,165 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on April 22, 2011, by Nathan Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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