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Pontotoc in Pontotoc County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pontotoc County Memorial Monument

 
 
Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Center) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Center)
Inscription.
Center panel
Dedicated to the honor and memory of
the men and women of Pontotoc County
who served in the Armed Forces of
the United States in World War I,
World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

Honoring all who served --

In memory of those who made
the supreme sacrifice in the
service of their country.

"Greater love hath man than this, that a
man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13


Immediate left panel
Our War Dead

[Honor roll for World War I, Korea, Vietnam
These men fought with valor to preserve America's freedom.
They gave their lives so that generations to come might know peace.


Immediate right panel
Our War Dead

[Honor roll for World War II]

Far right panel
[Honor roll for Gulf War 1990- ]

 
Location. 34° 14.848′ N, 88° 59.909′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street
Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Immediate left panel) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Immediate left panel)
. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Main Street, Pontotoc MS 38863, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre D'Artaguiette (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maj. Gen. William Colbert (approx. half a mile away); Lochinvar (approx. 2 miles away); Old Campground Methodist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Immediate right and far panels) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (Immediate right and far panels)
Pontotoc County Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
4. Pontotoc County Memorial Monument
Pontotoc County Memorial Monument at corner of town square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
5. Pontotoc County Memorial Monument at corner of town square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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