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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

POW✯MIA

 
 
POW * MIA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
1. POW * MIA Marker
Inscription.  
(Front):
In honor of all
American
Prisoners of War
and
Missing in Action

Dedicated by
Rolling Thunder®
South Carolina Chapter 4 Florence
2008

(Reverse):
POW✯MIA emblem, WWI, WWII, Korea, Cold War, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan.
Never Forget


[Seals of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard]
 
Erected 2008 by Rolling Thunder South Carolina Chapter 4 Florence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 2008.
 
Location. 34° 11.069′ N, 79° 50.092′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker can be reached from Woody Jones Boulevard. Inside the Florence Veterans Park. Entrance is from the Florence Civic Center parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Merchant Marine Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Marine Corps League of Florence, SC
POW * MIA Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
2. POW * MIA Marker Reverse
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(within shouting distance of this marker); US Coast Guard Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Air Force Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Florence Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Safe (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Overview image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
3. Overview
The Florence Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, January 24, 2012
4. The Florence Veterans Park
Sign at the entrance to the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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