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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

World War I Memorial

1914        1918

 
 
World War I Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
1. World War I Memorial Plaque



Inscription.
To the honor and glory
of the East Volusia County boys
who gave their services and
of those who gave their lives
in the World War

Allston Dryer
Arthur Helm
Charles F. Hickman
James R. McConnell
Lee W. Pitzer
Harold E. Waldron
Russell D. Warner

This tablet is erected under the auspices of the
Daughters of the American Revolution
1921

 
Erected 1921 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 29° 12.803′ N, 81° 1.173′ 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 of J. Saxton Lloyd Riverfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); Valor
World War I Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
2. World War I Memorial Plaque
The World War I Memorial is to the left of plaques honoring the Women's Army Corps and POW/MIAs. In the background is a larger memorial to all American veterans.
(a few steps from this marker); Confederate Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Persian Gulf War 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of a Veterans Memorial Plaza and is one of several individual and collective war memorials at the site.

The marker is capped with a small three-dimensional casting of an eagle perched atop a wreath, surrounded by United States flags. At the bottom of the plaque appears the emblem of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
3. Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
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 582 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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