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Vernon in Lamar County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial

 
 
Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
1. Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of Lamar County's honored dead
Korea

Bowen, Elzie Ray
Hays, Robert A.
Mixon, Herman L.
Pickens, Freddie F.
Reed, Cecil
Rushing, Larry W.


In memory of Lamar County's honored dead
Vietnam

Cook, Marlin C.
Crump, Jack V. Fields, James R.
Jackson, George E.
Lundy, Lonnie E.
Truelove, James M.

 
Erected by V.F.W. Post 4650, American Legion Posts 32 & 86, and citizens.
 
Location. 33° 45.456′ N, 88° 6.531′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Alabama, in Lamar County. Marker is at the intersection of Pond Street (Alabama Route 17) and 1st Avenue NE, on the right when traveling north on Pond Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44690 Highway 17, Vernon AL 35592, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamar County Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); Lamar County WWI & WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ogden House (approx. 9.9 miles away); Birth of Sulligent (approx. 10.1 miles away); John Hollis Bankhead (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial at Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 4, 2016
2. Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial at Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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