Duncan in Stephens County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
You Are Not Forgotten
Prisoners of War and those
Missing in Action. Whose
supreme sacrifice helped
to keep our nation free.
Turn you to the stronghold.
Ye prisoners of hope: even
today do I declare that I
will render double unto thee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
Location. 34° 30.709′ N, 97° 58.038′ W. Marker is in Duncan, Oklahoma, in Stephens County. Marker is on U.S. 81 0.1 miles north of W Pine Ave, on the right when traveling south. Located in Duncan's Memorial Park. It is the most northerly monument in the veterans' section of the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan OK 73533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); Duty, Honor and Country (within shouting distance of this marker); Persian Gulf, Afghanistan & Iraq War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Erle P. Halliburton Memorial Park (about 800 feet away); Indian Base Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Halliburton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duncan.
More about this marker. The monument is a little unusual in that it applies to prisoners of war and those missing in action in all wars, not just Vietnam. The artwork on it, however, is the POW-MIA symbol made recognizable after Vietnam.
Memorial Park runs along the west side of US 81 in the middle of Duncan for 7-8 blocks. It contains monuments and memorials of all types, not just those honoring veterans. There are monuments honoring historical events, places, and people unrelated to the military.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2012, by M. Blakelylaw of Southeast, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.