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Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Athens College Veteran's Memorial

 
 
Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
1. Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to those who gave their lives in defense of their country by the veteran students of Athens College
 
Erected 1950 by Veteran Students of Athens College.
 
Location. 34° 48.367′ N, 86° 57.933′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Pryor Street and Elkton Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the base of the flagpole in front of Brown Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Athens AL 35611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens College (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Circle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens Big Spring Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Town Cemetery (approx. mile away); Trinity School Cistern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Faces of Market Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Side of Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Additional comments.
1. Dedication date
Although the marker itself notes a date of 1950, it appears
Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
2. Athens College Veteran's Memorial Marker
from the dates in the surrounding memorial brick plaza that the marker may have been moved or rededicated in the late-1990's.
    — Submitted August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.

 
Categories. Military
 
Section 1 - Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
3. Section 1 - Veterans
Section 2 - Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
4. Section 2 - Veterans
Section 3 - Friends and Families image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
5. Section 3 - Friends and Families
Section 4 - Business and Industry image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
6. Section 4 - Business and Industry
Section 5 - Friends and Families image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
7. Section 5 - Friends and Families
Section 6 - Alumni image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
8. Section 6 - Alumni
Section 7 - Alumni image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 20, 2011
9. Section 7 - Alumni
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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