Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Veterans' Memorial Building
Six Vermont marble pylons, located west of the building, are incised with reliefs illustrating 350 years of Detroit military activity. a seventh “Peace Pylon” symbolizes hope and faith in the future and gratitude for victory and peace.
The pillars and bronze eagle are also the work of Marshall M. Fredericks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 42° 19.616′ N, 83° 2.737′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on 151 West Jefferson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ford Motor Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Detroit River HeritageThe Gateway to Freedom (about 500 feet away); The Cadillac Convoy / Le Convoi de Cadillac (about 500 feet away); The Landing of Cadillac / Le débarquement de Cadillac (about 500 feet away); Fort Pontchartrain (about 600 feet away); Spirit of Detroit (approx. 0.2 miles away); James A. Bailey (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
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