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Lawrenceburg in Dearborn County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Price of Freedom

 
 
The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. The Price of Freedom Marker
Inscription.
- - -( Center Section )- - -
( Center - Memorial )

+ + + THE PRICE OF FREEDOM + + +

Dedicated in Honor of All men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and Sacrificed Unselfishly for the Freedom of the United States of America

( Left - Memorial )
Serving those who served

( Seals of ::)
American Legion
Disabled American Veterans
Vietnam Veterans of America

( Right - Memorial )
Serving those who served

( Seals of :: )
Veterans of Foreign Wars
AMVETS - American Veterans of World War II
40 / 8

( Starting from the Left of the Entire Memorial )
( First - Memorial )


+ + + REVOLUTIONARY WAR + + +
Apr. 19, 1775 - - - Sept. 3, 1783
4,435 - Lives Lost

+ + + WAR OF 1812 + + +
June 18, 1812 - - - Jan. 8, 1815
2,260 - Lives Lost

+ + + MEXICAN WAR + + +
May 13, 1846 - - - Feb. 2, 1848
13,283 - Lives Lost

+ + + CIVIL WAR + + +
Apr. 12, 1861 - May 26, 1865
620,000 - Lives Lost

( Second - Memorial )

+ + + SPANISH AMERICAN WAR + + +
Apr. 25, 1898 - Dec. 10, 1898
2,446 - Lives Lost

+ + + World War I + + +
Apr. 6, 1917
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- Nov. 11, 1918
116,516 - Lives Lost

+ + + World War II + + +
Dec. 7, 1941 - Dec. 31, 1946
405,399 - Lives Lost

+ + + KOREAN WAR + + +
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
54,246 - Lives Lost

( Third - Memorial )
Angels
of Mercy

( Fourth - Memorial )
+ + + AIR FORCE + + +
Est. Aug. 1, 1907

Activity in the air began with the use of balloons by the Army for reconnaissance. The first aircraft in action was in 1916 against Pancho Villa in Mexico. On July 26, 1947 the National Security Act created the independent U. S. Air Force.
“”OFF WE GO INTO THE WILD BLUE YONDER”“

( Fifth - Memorial )
+ + + MARINES + + +
Est. Nov. 10, 1775

A proud group that fights in the air, on land and sea. They assault enemy held beaches. Securing the position for other forces, and guard our American Embassies. They have fought in all conflicts and proclaim that they are the “First to Fight for Right and Freedom”
“”SEMPER FIDELIS - ALWAYS FAITHFUL”“

( Sixth - Memorial )
+ + + ARMY + + +
Est. June 14, 1775

The first organized defense for the budding United States, and today still defends God, Liberty, and Country. Itís equipped
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3. Center Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
with the most modern weapons systems in the World, with troops that can be moved quickly to any global location where our interests are threatened.
“”THIS WEíLL DEFEND”“

( Past Center Section )
( First - Memorial )
+ + + COAST GUARD + + +
Est. Aug. 4, 1790

Formed to guard the coasts against smugglers. They police shorelines and harbors, enforce navigation regulations, and conduct searches from water and air for people lost at sea. They maintain transmitting stations that send navigation signals all over the World.
“”SEMPER PARATUS - ALWAYS READY”“

( Second - Memorial )
+ + + NAVY + + +
Est. Oct. 13, 1775

It controls the waters by defeating attacks in the air and on the sea. It also transports troops, equipment, and supplies. They have pioneered nuclear powered guided missiles. Superior technology makes our navy the most feared in the World.
“”ANCHORS AWAY”“

( Third - Memorial )
+ + + MERCHANT MARINES + + +
Est. 1775

The American coloniesí merchant fleet had the most ships destroyed during the Revolutionary War. Ship numbers increased during the 1800's, WW I and WW II. The cargo they carry aids greatly in defeating the enemy. Ship
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types are dry-cargo and tankers, as well as passenger.
“”IN PEACE AND WAR”“

( Fourth - Memorial )
The Supreme
Sacrifice

( Fifth - Memorial )
+ + + VIETNAM WAR + + +
Aug. 4, 1964 - Jan. 27, 1973
58,167 - Lives Lost

+ + + GRENADA + + +
Oct. 25, 1983 - Nov. 2, 1983
19 - Lives Lost

+ + + PANAMA + + +
Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 31, 1990
23 - Lives Lost

+ + + DESERT SHIELD / STORM + + +
Aug. 7, 1990 - Apr. 1, 1991
390 - Lives Lost

( Sixth - Memorial )
+ + + SOMALIA + + +
Dec. 9, 1992 - Mar. 28, 1994
44 - Lives Lost

( Back of Entire Memorial )
( First Right - Memorial )

The Veterans Memorial Committee
expresses appreciation to the
Dearborn County Government
for their approval and support of
this monument on June 3, 1991

COMMISSIONERS

R. Rodney Dennerline, Pres.
Robert A. Hoffmeier
Barrott H. Nanz

COUNCIL

James B. Wismann, Pres.
Vera Benning
Larry W. Givan
Kathy S. Klump
Dennis A. Kraus
George (Bo) Lansing
Randall J. Lyness

ADMINISTRATOR
Louis J. Meyer

ATTORNEY
William K. Ewan

AUDITOR
Jackie Stutz

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Second Right - Memorial )

“ Veteranís Memorial Committee “
CHAIRPERSON
Patricia Fox

VICE CHAIRMAN
Herbert Poole

SECRETARY
Melba Earles

TREASURER
Della Holliday

MEMBERS
Robert Hedrick
Clarence Batchelor
Ken Hylton
Glynn Clark
Joe Koch
Al Werner
Ronald Woodward
Mike Klump
Paul McKinley
Dorothea McKinley
Donald Earles
Red Childers
Edwin Powell
Carroll E. Ammons
Marcus Holliday
Annie Werner

 
Erected 1994 by Veteran's Memorial Committee.
 
Location. 39° 5.482′ N, 84° 50.991′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is on Mary Street north of West High Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. located on the South/East lawn of the Dearborn County Courthouse in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 West High Street, Lawrenceburg IN 47025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dearborn County (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dearborn County World War I War Memorial
Second Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
6. Second Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dearborn County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dearborn County World War II War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Citations (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrenceburgh (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Categories. Military
 
Third Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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7. Third Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Left - First Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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8. Left - First Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Fourth Left  - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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9. Fourth Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Fifth Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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10. Fifth Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Sixth Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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11. Sixth Left - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Second Left Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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12. Second Left Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker
First Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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13. First Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Second Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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14. Second Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Third Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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15. Third Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Right - First Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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16. Right - First Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Fourth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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17. Fourth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Fifth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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18. Fifth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Sixth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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19. Sixth Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Second Right Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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20. Second Right Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker
POW - - MIA  / / You Are Not Forgotten . . . image. Click for full size.
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21. POW - - MIA / / You Are Not Forgotten . . .
Back - First Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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22. Back - First Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Back - Second Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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23. Back - Second Right - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Back Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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24. Back Section - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Back - Full View - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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25. Back - Full View - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Full Front View - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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26. Full Front View - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Another View - - The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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27. Another View - - The Price of Freedom Marker
Other View - - Courthouse and The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
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28. Other View - - Courthouse and The Price of Freedom Marker
The marker can be seen to the right in the photo. (Click photo to see the details.)
Another View - - Courthouse and The Price of Freedom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
29. Another View - - Courthouse and The Price of Freedom Marker
(Click photo to see the details.) Marker can be seen to the left of the flag pole in the photo.
Center Section of the Dearborn County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
30. Center Section of the Dearborn County Courthouse
Dearborn County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
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31. Dearborn County Courthouse
A Bicentennial Tree ( Near-by ) image. Click for full size.
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32. A Bicentennial Tree ( Near-by )
Tree Memorial Stone image. Click for full size.
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33. Tree Memorial Stone
War Memorial from High and Mary Street Corner . . . . image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
34. War Memorial from High and Mary Street Corner . . . .
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,051 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34. submitted on September 8, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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