Claremore in Rogers County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Oklahoma Military Academy War Memorial
May this monument forever remind us that these men gave their all during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
They are not forgotten.
Dedicated June 8, 1991
Almighty God, through whose guidance and protection we became a nation and through whose help we are a free people, give us Thy aid. Through Thee our forefathers secured our future on this continent and preserved the freedom which has been bequeathed to us...
Oklahoma Military Academy
Oklahoma Military Academy was established in 1919. For 52 years, young cadets developed to their fullest---mentally, morally and physically. They were taught the responsibility of defending the land of the free and the home of the brave. The ones honored by this monument carried the full burden of this responsibility. This is intended to be a hallowed place dedicated to the recognition of all those of College Hill who have served and will
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is June 8, 1800.
Location. 36° 19.201′ N, 95° 38.05′ W. Marker is in Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers County. Marker is on Camden Street near Will Rogers Boulevard (State Highway 88), on the left when traveling west. Memorial is on the grounds of Rogers State University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1701 West Will Rogers Boulevard, Claremore OK 74017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oklahoma Military Academy Killed in Action Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Will Rogers Memorial (about 700 feet away); Will Rogers (about 700 feet away); Will Rogers Redbud (about 800 feet away); Howdy Folks (approx. 0.2 miles away); US Army M-41 "Walker Bulldog" Light Tank (approx. 1.1 miles away); Main Street of America (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claremore.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.