Camden Point in Platte County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Camden Point Veterans’ Marker
To the men and women in the
This monument is erected to honor
your sacrifices in defending
and preserving our great Nation
Erected and dedicated by the citizens
of the City of Camden Point and
To honor the service men and women
that have served or are serving
in the Armed Forces
United States of America
South side of marker
(picture of U.S. Flag)
It is the soldire, not the reporter,
who has given us freedom of the press.
It is the soldier, not the poet,
who has given us freedom of speech.
It is the soldier, not the campus organizer,
who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.
It is the soldier, not the lawyer,
who has given us the right to a fair trial.
It is the soldier,
who salutes the Flag,
who serves under the Flag,
and whose coffin is draped in the Flag,
who allows the protester to burn the Flag.
Charles Michael Province
Erected 2009 by Citizens
Location. 39° 27.202′ N, 94° 45.372′ W. Marker is in Camden Point, Missouri, in Platte County. Marker is on County Road E 0.1 miles from Interurban Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden Point MO 64018, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Platte County (approx. 2.3 miles away); Guy B. Park (approx. 5.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Platte City (approx. 5.9 miles away); Weston Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away).
More about this marker. This Memorial is located north of the parking lot. The memorial consists of a highly polished black marble slab on a concrete circle with a solar lighted flagpole. The poem - Freedom's Flag by Charles Michael Province, U.S. Army, faces the visitor as (s)he approaches the memorial.
Categories. • Military •
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