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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

 
 
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2018
1. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Inscription.
The monument is in tribute to and honors families who lost one or more loved ones serving in the Armed Forces of the United States.

The first panel depicts their homeland Harford County and Havre de Grace Maryland of the United States of America.

The second panel depicts Family and represents all members of the Armed Forces who left family at home while serving America.

The third panel indicated Patriotism. The raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima represents the youth of America who volunteer to serve and protect us and to give others a freedom they have never known.

The saluting Service member silhouette represents the missing family member and void left by those who died in the Armed Service making the ultimate sacrifice of life for peace and freedom.

The fourth panel depicts Gold Star Families Sacrifice. They will continue to grieve and remember the loss of loved ones who sacrificed their lives to preserve our rights, liberties and the American flag under which they served.
 
Erected 2018.
 
Location. 39° 32.405′ N, 76° 5.109′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker can be reached from Concord Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2018
2. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay in background.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President William J. Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Our Wetland Home (within shouting distance of this marker); America's 25th Earth Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Principio Destroyed (within shouting distance of this marker); Screaming Rockets (within shouting distance of this marker); British Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Susquehanna River/Chesapeake Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); A Perfect Location (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Categories. Military
 
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2018
3. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2018
4. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Back of monument.
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 21, 2018
5. Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Closeup of panel 4.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 21, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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