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High Springs in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

American Legion Veterans Memorial

 
 
American Legion Veterans Memorial (front) image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, March 27, 2015
1. American Legion Veterans Memorial (front)
Inscription.
(front)
In Honor of
those who served
in time of war

A mighty mother turns in tears
the pages of her battle years
lamenting all her Fallen sons

Erected by
Gordon Rimes Post 97
The American Legion
October 11, 1980

(back)
World War I
Oliver Marion Heidt
Gordan Rimes

World War II
James Paul Banks
Cordon Chappell
Norman Dear
James W. DeGraff
Grover W. McCall
Robert Gerald McDonell
Irving W. O’Steen
John Sharp
W.H. Swilley, Jr.
Charles W. Smith
Joseph Pink Thompson
Samuel Topnge
James D. Westmoreland
Orman Rudolph Wimmer

Vietnam
Dale McComb

 
Erected 1980 by Gordon Rimes Post 97 The American Legion.
 
Location. 29° 49.665′ N, 82° 35.863′ W. Marker is in High Springs, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker can be reached from State Route 20 (U.S. 27) near Northwest 1st Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 NW 1st Avenue, High Springs FL 32643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured
American Legion Veterans Memorial (rear) image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, March 27, 2015
2. American Legion Veterans Memorial (rear)
as the crow flies. High Springs, Florida (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroading In High Springs (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952 (approx. 4.3 miles away); "CCC Boy" Statue (approx. 6.1 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 6.1 miles away); Town of Leno (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bellamy Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); City of Alachua (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Springs.
 
Categories. War, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
American Legion Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, March 27, 2015
3. American Legion Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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