Near Carrollton in Carroll County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
The Price of Freedom
—All Kentucky Veterans —
In honor and memory of all
Kentucky Veterans who served
our Country in times of Peace
and War, and to those who paid
the Supreme Sacrifice so that
we might enjoy freedom.
Their spirit, devotion, and love of Country will be forever Remembered.
God - Duty - Honor - Country
Est. June 14, 1775
Responsible for military land operations. The Army is prepared to use swift forceful action to overcome any enemy which threatens the United States. The Continental Army was created in 1775. And victories won by this Army gave birth to a new nation.
“This We'll Defend”
Est. Oct. 13, 1775
Serving as an instrument of international relations during time of peace, the presence of the Navy is helpful in keeping a crisis from flaring into war when under attack. The Navy seeks out and destroys the enemy on, under, or above the sea.
Est. Aug. 1, 1907
Originally named the Army Signal Corps. The Air Force is the youngest branch of the Armed Forces. Providing support for ground
“Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder"
Est. Nov. 10, 1775
The first to fight in almost every major war of the United States. This combat - ready organization is specifically trained for amphibious assault operations. Having served in areas from Polar Regions to the Tropics the Marines proclaim “First to fight for the Right and Freedom”.
“Semper Fidelis Always Faithful"
Est. Aug. 4, 1790
Formed to protect the coast against smugglers. The Coast Guard police shorelines and harbors, enforces maritime laws, and rescues victims of sea disasters. Ships at sea depend on the Coast Guard for navigational aids to reduce the dangers of our waterways.
“Semper Paratus Always Ready"
Est. Dec. 13, 1636
Militia units formed in 1636 were the precursors of today’s Army National Guard. Our citizen soldiers are trained to provide disaster relief in the States and aid in National Defense in times of War. Today every state has a National Guard Unit trained and Ready to Serve.
“Always Ready Always
Erected 2000 by American Legion Carroll Post #41 - And Many Others.
Location. 38° 40.002′ N, 85° 8.682′ W. Marker is near Carrollton, Kentucky, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from General Butler Park Road west of U.S. 227. Touch for map. located at the entrance of the "General Butler State Park" on the North side of the road. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton KY 41008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General William Orlando Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); Col. Percival Pierce Butler (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Masterson House (approx. 1½ miles away); Carrollton (approx. 1½ miles away); Home of Gen. Butler (approx. 2.2 miles away); World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away); Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky (approx. 2.2 miles away); Scott's Blockhouse (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
Categories. • Military • Peace •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on September 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.