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Athens College Veteran's Memorial

 
 
Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
1. Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to those who gave their lives in defense of their country by the veteran students of Athens College
 
Erected 1950 by Veteran Students of Athens College.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 34° 48.367′ N, 86° 57.933′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Pryor Street and Elkton Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located at the base of the flagpole in front of Brown Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens AL 35611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens College (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Circle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens, Alabama (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens Big Spring Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Town Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity School Cistern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Faces of Market Street
Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
2. Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Dedication date
Although the marker itself notes a date of 1950, it appears from the dates in the surrounding memorial brick plaza that the marker may have been moved or rededicated in the late-1990's.
    — Submitted August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.
 
Section 1 - Veterans image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
3. Section 1 - Veterans
Section 2 - Veterans image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
4. Section 2 - Veterans
Section 3 - Friends and Families image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
5. Section 3 - Friends and Families
Section 4 - Business and Industry image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
6. Section 4 - Business and Industry
Section 5 - Friends and Families image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
7. Section 5 - Friends and Families
Section 6 - Alumni image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
8. Section 6 - Alumni
Section 7 - Alumni image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
9. Section 7 - Alumni
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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