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

Andrews County Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
1. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. Andrews County Veterans Memorial was dedicated on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 2006.

All veterans that are living or deceased that served in the military will be eligible. The veteran must be honorably discharged and born, resided, or buried in Andrews County.

The original cost of the memorial was approximately $150,000 and was raised by private contributions. All contributions go toward maintenance and future projects.

The charter board of directors consisted of Rex Johnson, Judd Porter, Jane Simpson, Donna Greaves, Neri Flores, Jack Gregg, Forest Scott, Vernon Southard, Carolyn Weatherby, Don Ingram, Hiram Hubert, Mary Jane Baeza, Bob Smart, Tanya Johnson, and John Pool.

Greater love hath no man the this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
 
Erected 2006.
 
Location. 32° 19.037′ N, 102° 33.248′ W. Marker is in Andrews, Texas, in Andrews County. Marker is on West Broadway Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 West Broadway Street, Andrews TX 79714, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Settlers (within shouting
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By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
2. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
Near the entrance there are seven six-foot granite tablets with an explanation of wars--from the American Civil War through the Fight Against Terrorism.
distance of this marker); Original Townsite of Andrews (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Billionth Barrel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Billionth Barrel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dorsie M. Pinnell (approx. half a mile away); Shafter's Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Means Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Andrews County Discovery Well (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andrews.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
3. Andrews County Veterans Memorial Marker
At the rear of the memorial are ten granite tablets with the names of the Andrews County Veterans.
Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
4. Andrews County Veterans Memorial
Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
5. Andrews County Veterans Memorial
Andrews County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 11, 2017
6. Andrews County Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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