Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Fallen Federal Fireﬁghters/ Oklahoma City Bombing Victims 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.
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. 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.
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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 66 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017.