Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Alabama War Veterans Monument
war veterans from the
State of Alabama
whose magnificent valor
was shown in all wars
Erected by the Alabama Department of the American Legion.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 32° 22.725′ N, 86° 17.784′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Memorial is on North Jackson Street 0.1 miles north of Pelham Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 North Jackson Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flame of Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); Second National Confederate Flag (approx. ¼ mile away); "Third National Confederate Flag" (approx. ¼ mile away); Alabama Confederate Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Camellia Designated Alabama State Flower (approx. ¼ First National Confederate Flag (approx. ¼ mile away); "Battle Flag of the Confederacy" (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
More about this monument. There is a huge granite outline of the State of Alabama in the ground in front of the monument.
Regarding Alabama War Veterans Monument. The area around the obelisk contains 8 pedestals, with inscriptions, that commemorate the following wars:
War of 1812
War Between the States
World War I
World War II
Currently the pedestals have huge plant containers on top. Previously, due to vandalism, 8 figures, that previously topped the pedestals, were relocated to the State Capitol basement approximately ½ west.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on June 12, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the eight figures, previously topping the pedestals, currently located in the tunnel between the State and the Capitol buildings. • Can you help?