Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gold Star Families Monument
A tribute to
a Loved One
for our Freedom.
Homeland • Family • Patriot • Sacrifice
The first panel depicts their Homeland in the United States with the Official Maryland State Seal and includes the downtown area of historic Annapolis.
The second panel depicts a military Family and represents all members of Armed Forces who left family at home while serving America.
The third panel showing the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima is for the Patriots and youth of America who volunteer to serve and protect us and give
The saluting Servicemember silhouette represents the missing family member and void left by those who died in the Armed Services 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.
Location. 38° 59.986′ N, 76° 28.888′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Governor Ritchie Highway (Maryland Route 450) north of Chase Road, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1910 Thomas Drive, Annapolis MD 21409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of the Severn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albert Cabell Ritchie (about 500 feet away); Prisoner of War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (about 600 feet away); Maryland World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Standing Guard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oyster Reef (approx. 0.4 miles away); The United States Naval Academy Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.