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Anthem in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Anthem Veterans Memorial

Dedicated November 11, 2011

 
 
Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
1. Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Every year on Veterans Day, the five pillars of the Memorial will align perfectly to cast one, long shadow across the circle of pavers at precisely 11:11 a.m. At the exact same time, the sunlight projecting through the elliptical openings in the pillars will pour through and perfectly encompass and illuminate the mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States, forever reminding us of the courageous U.S. Military veterans who have served and sacrificed to protect our nation.
 
Erected 2011 by The Anthem Community Council, Inc and the Arizona Historical Society.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 33° 51.792′ N, 112° 8.199′ W. Marker is in Anthem, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Memorial is on North Gavilan Peak Parkway, 0.2 miles south of West Anthem Way, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85086, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paul's M.E. Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Carillon
Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
2. Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker
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(approx. 13.4 miles away); Unidentified Veterans (approx. 13.4 miles away); National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (approx. 13½ miles away).
 
Anthem Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
3. Anthem Veterans Memorial
Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
4. Anthem Veterans Memorial Marker
Anthem Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
5. Anthem Veterans Memorial
Anthem Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
6. Anthem Veterans Memorial
Anthem Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
7. Anthem Veterans Memorial
View up through the elliptical openings in the pillars.
Anthem Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
8. Anthem Veterans Memorial
View down through the elliptical openings in the pillars.
Mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, February 17, 2015
9. Mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 24, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 12, 2022