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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument

 
 
Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 9, 2006
1. Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Gold Star Mothers of Texas. Their sons and daughters gave their lives while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. On June 4, 1928 out of tragedy we were formed, out of love we continue.
 
Location. 30° 15.975′ N, 97° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Texas 165. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Texas State Cemetery, Monument Hill Section 1. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street (Cemetery entrance), Austin TX 78702, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Events of World War II (here, next to this marker); Military Order of the Purple Heart Monument (here, next to this marker); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (within shouting distance of this marker); State Cemetery of Texas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Tom (about 400 feet away); Winslow Turner (about 400 feet away); George Weedon (about 400 feet away); James Allison York (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Texas State Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 9, 2006
2. Texas State Cemetery entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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