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

World War I Memorial

1914        1918

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
To the honor and glory
of the East Volusia County boys
who gave their services and
of those who gave their lives
in the World War

Allston Dryer
Arthur Helm
Charles F. Hickman
James R. McConnell
Lee W. Pitzer
Harold E. Waldron
Russell D. Warner

This tablet is erected under the auspices of the
Daughters of the American Revolution
1921

 
Erected 1921 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 29° 12.803′ N, 81° 1.173′ W. Marker 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
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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. Valor (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Persian Gulf War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 160 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 140 North Beach Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 150 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 memorial. The marker is part of a Veterans Memorial Plaza and is one of several individual and collective war memorials at the site.

The marker is capped with a small three-dimensional casting of an eagle perched atop a wreath, surrounded by United States flags. At the bottom of the marker appears the emblem of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
2. World War I Memorial Marker
The World War I Memorial is to the left of markers honoring the Women's Army Corps and POW/MIAs. In the background is a larger memorial to all American veterans.
Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
3. 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 813 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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