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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Valor

 
 
Valor Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
1. Valor Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory
of the sons and
daughters of
this community
who served
in the wars of
their country

⋆   ⋆   ⋆

In grateful
appreciation
City of
Daytona Beach
Florida

1963

They have not sacrificed in vain as long as you remember them


(Separate plaque added later)
In grateful appreciation to the City of Daytona Beach
from the Halifax Area Central Veterans Council
in recognition of past commanders for their work and dedication in completion of this memorial
John Burgess 1960-1961 • Theodore Halmos 1961-1962 • Paul Peters 1962-1963 • Paul S. Denison 1963-1964 • Victor Kubly 1964-1965 • William E. Dunn 1965-1966 • Chester J. Fritz 1966-1967
Plaque donated by Letter Memorial Studio

 
Erected 1963 by the City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
 
Location. 29° 12.807′ N, 81° 1.17′ W. Marker
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is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on North Beach Street north of International Speedway Boulevard (U.S. 92), on the right when traveling north. The memorial is located along the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway) on the grounds of J. Saxton Lloyd Riverfront Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Persian Gulf War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 160 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 150 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 140 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 132 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 174 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is a large granite memorial at the top of which is carved a heraldic eagle displayed supporting a crest which reads: "VALOR". The large center section is symmetrically flanked by smaller sections, each containing three emblems of the U.S. military and the Merchant Marine.

The memorial is the centerpiece of a plaza around which are mounted several separate memorials
Women's Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
2. Women's Army Corps Marker
An adjacent marker on the Veterans Memorial Plaza reads:

2nd WAAC-WAC Training Center
(Women's Army Corps)
1942 - 1944
to specific wars.
 
Prisoners Of War⋆Missing In Action Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
3. Prisoners Of War⋆Missing In Action Marker
You are not forgotten
Veterans Memorials image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
4. Veterans Memorials
The POW⋆MIA and WAC markers are among those seen on Veterans Memorial Plaza, with the Valor Monument in the background.
Memorial seen from across Beach Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
5. Memorial seen from across Beach Street
Rainbow over the Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 14, 2010
6. Rainbow over the Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 804 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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