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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Korean War

June 1950~ July 1953

 
 
The Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
1. The Korean War Marker
Inscription. Erected by the citizens of Florence in honor of the men and women from Lauderdale County who served this nation during the Korean War. and In memory of the following patriots from Lauderdale County whom made the supreme sacrifice for this nation during The Korean War;

James F. Barrier Ralph T. Bruce Robert H. Guthrie Morris E. Hughes William R. McGee Grady H. Miller James Oakley Oscar B. Parker Carl T. Sloan Moses Smith. Grover C. Spencer, Jr. Marvin R. Springer Gerald D. Steen James O. Trent
 
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 48.731′ N, 87° 37.417′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Veterans Park Drive. Touch for map. Behind the Veterans Museum are the war memorials from l to r: 1st Vietnam, Korean, World War I and two World War II markers. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker);
Veterans Park & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
2. Veterans Park & Museum
16” Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Honest John” Rocket (within shouting distance of this marker); Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); 75mm Field Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hawk Missile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia: Korean War. The Korean War (1950–1953) was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and People's Republic of China (PRC), with air support from the Soviet Union. (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Remember. Korean War Casualties of Alabama (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
The Korean War ~Inside Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
3. The Korean War ~Inside Museum
The Korean War & Vietnam Markers image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
4. The Korean War & Vietnam Markers
The Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
5. The Korean War Marker
The Korean War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
6. The Korean War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   5, 6. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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