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Olympia in Thurston County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

POW AND MIA Monument

 
 
POW AND MIA Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
1. POW AND MIA Monument Marker
Inscription. In gratitude to those who sacrificed their freedom in the service of our country. We, the citizens of the State of Washington dedicated this monument to honor all former American Prisoners of War, those still missing, and those Americans who may still be held prisoner. POW/MIA Recognition Day September 16, 1988.
 
Location. 47° 2.195′ N, 122° 54.173′ W. Marker is in Olympia, Washington, in Thurston County. Marker is on Winged Victory Circle. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Washington State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Olympia WA 98501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Medal of Honor Monument (a few steps from this marker); John Rankin Rogers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington Women Win the Vote (approx. half a mile away); Marking the End of the Oregon Trail 1844 (approx. half a mile away); The Lone Tree (approx. half a mile away); Masonic Lodge 1854-1971, (approx. 1.1 miles away); She-Nah-Nam (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ecological Connections (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olympia.
 
Categories. Military
 
Winged Victory Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
2. Winged Victory Monument
The monument is located on the grounds of the Washington State Capitol.
Washington State Capitol building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 2, 2006
3. Washington State Capitol building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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