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Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fallen Federal Firefighters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove

 
 
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November 25, 2017
1. Fallen Federal Firefighters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove Marker
Side A Federal Firefighters Memorial
Inscription.
Side A
Fallen Federal Firefighters Memorial Grove

On May 30, 1995 this grove of 5 redbud trees was planted as a living memorial to the federal firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in 1994, and to the victims of the tragic April 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building. The red blooms of these trees signify both the spilled blood of those lost and the hopes of renewed life.
(See other side)


Side B

Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove
On May 30, 1995 this grove of 5 redbud trees was planted as a living memorial to the victims of the tragic April 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City Federal Building and the the federal firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in 1994. The red blooms of these trees signify both the spilled blood of those lost and the hopes of renewed life.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 31° 21.428′ N, 92° 26.113′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on Shreveport Highway (U.S. 71) south of Rigolette Road (State Highway 1203), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Shreveport Highway, Pineville LA 71360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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November 25, 2017
2. Fallen Federal Firefighters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove Marker
Side B Oklahoma Bombing Victims Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Brief History of the Seminary and the Original Campus (about 500 feet away); Campus Life (about 500 feet away); This Stone Was A Part Of The 1st LA. Seminary (about 600 feet away); The Seminary Building (about 600 feet away); Early Leadership (about 800 feet away); 1101 Main Street (approx. 2.1 miles away); In Honor and Memory of Louisiana College Students (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
More about this marker. Located in front of the U.S. Forest Service - Kisatchie National Forest - Supervisor's Office building complex.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Fallen Federal Firefighters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
November 25, 2017
3. Fallen Federal Firefighters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims Memorial Grove Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017.
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