Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
of the sons and
in the wars of
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They have not sacrificed in vain as long as you remember them
from the Halifax Area Central Veterans Council
in recognition of past commanders for their work and dedication in completion of this memorial
John Burgess 1960-1961 • Theodore Halmos 1961-1962 • Paul Peters 1962-1963 • Paul S. Denison 1963-1964 • Victor Kubly 1964-1965 • William E. Dunn 1965-1966 • Chester J. Fritz 1966-1967
Plaque donated by Letter Memorial Studio
Erected 1963 by the City of Daytona Beach.
Location. 29° 12.807′ N, 81° 1.17′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on North Beach Street north of International Speedway Boulevard (U.S. 92), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The memorial is located along the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway) on the grounds
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Persian Gulf War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Jessup's Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Post Office (about 600 feet away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ivey's Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackie Robinson Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
More about this marker. The marker is a large granite memorial at the top of which is carved a heraldic eagle displayed supporting a crest which reads: "VALOR". The large center section is symmetrically flanked by smaller sections, each containing three emblems of the U.S. military and the Merchant Marine.
The memorial is the centerpiece of a plaza around which are mounted several separate memorials to specific wars.
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 639 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.