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Anderson County Veterans Monument

 
 
Anderson County Veterans Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2009
1. Anderson County Veterans Monument Marker
Inscription.
This monument is dedicated to the war veterans of Anderson County. On its walls are listed the names of our natives who served in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War. In addition, the monument lists the names of out local men and women who lost their lives during peacetime service in the United States Armed Forces.

Each section of the monument is dedicated to veterans form the different wars. In each section, the names of the veterans who served are listed in alphabetical order. Those who lost their lives during wartime service are indicated by a special symbol (+).

The County Council and Citizens of Anderson County express their deepest gratitude to all veterans for their service to our country.

 
Erected by Anderson County Council and Citizens of Anderson County.
 
Location. 34° 32.083′ N, 82° 41.167′ W. Marker is in Anderson, South Carolina, in Anderson County. Marker can be reached from McGee Road, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 368 McGee Road, Anderson SC 29625, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anderson County Fire Fighters Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles
Anderson County Veterans Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2009
2. Anderson County Veterans Monument and Marker
away); William Arthur Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Lady of the Skies (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Anderson Sports and Entertainment Complex (approx. half a mile away); The Hole (approx. half a mile away); Weather Reporting Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); M42A1 "Duster" (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Temple B'Nai Isreal (approx. 2.4 miles away); Anderson Mills (approx. 2.5 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Photo Galleries A Day of Honor for Anderson County Veterans. Photo gallary of the Day of Honor, May 29, 2010. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Veteran dies day after attending Saturday ceremony. Not many would put “pot-washer” on their list of skills. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. World War I. World War I was a military conflict centered
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>East Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2009
3. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
East Side
on Europe that began in the summer of 1914. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. World War II. World War II, or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2), was a global military conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945 which involved most of the world's nations, including all of the great powers, organised into two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Korean War. The Korean War (1950–1953) was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and People's Republic of China (PRC), with air support from the Soviet Union. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

6. Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from November 1, 1955, to April 30, 1975 when Saigon fell. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

7. Persian Gulf War. The Persian Gulf War (August 2, 1990 – February 28, 1991), commonly referred to as simply the Gulf War, was a war waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations led
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>World War II Section<br>Northeast Corner image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2009
4. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
World War II Section
Northeast Corner
by the United States against Iraq. (Submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>Korea Section<br>Northwest Corner image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 5, 2009
5. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
Korea Section
Northwest Corner
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>Vietnam Section<br>Southwest Corner image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 5, 2009
6. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
Vietnam Section
Southwest Corner
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>World War I Section<br>South Corner image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 5, 2009
7. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
World War I Section
South Corner
Anderson County Veterans Monument -<br>World War I & II Sections<br>South Side image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 5, 2009
8. Anderson County Veterans Monument -
World War I & II Sections
South Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,699 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 3, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 16, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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