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Historical Markers and War Memorials in St. Lucie County, Florida

 
Clickable Map of St. Lucie County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg St. Lucie County, FL (77) Indian River County, FL (65) Martin County, FL (42) Okeechobee County, FL (14)  St.LucieCounty(77) St. Lucie County (77)  IndianRiverCounty(65) Indian River County (65)  MartinCounty(42) Martin County (42)  OkeechobeeCounty(14) Okeechobee County (14)
Fort Pierce is the county seat for St. Lucie County
Adjacent to St. Lucie County, Florida
      Indian River County (65)  
      Martin County (42)  
      Okeechobee County (14)  
 
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1 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 2 — A.E. “Bean” Backus — The Highwaymen Heritage Trail —
Albert Ernest "Bean" Backus was a talented and revered Florida landscape artist. He is remembered for his impressionistic paintings of Florida and the Caribbean and the mentorship he gave to many of the Highwaymen, most notably Alfred Hair and . . . Map (db m202765) HM
2 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 8 — A.E. “Beanie” Backus Studio — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
A.E. “Beanie” Backus Studio, 122 Backus Avenue Zora Neale Hurston was a friend and guest of Ft. Pierce native, A.E. "Beanie" Backus, who painted Florida landscapes for over 50 years. Born in 1906, Beanie was largely self taught and painted . . . Map (db m202636) HM
3 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Apollo Space CapsuleNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
This module was a training device used by the UDT recovery teams during the Apollo space missions to prepare for the actual splashdowns. As it hit the water, the Frogmen connected a flotation collar around the capsule to prevent it from sinking. . . . Map (db m186205) HM
4 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Beach ObstaclesFrom the Past — National Navy UDT-Seal Museum —
These obstacles were used for training by Frogmen during World War II. They were placed here on the beaches of Fort Pierce between 1943 and 1945 and were removed in February 1991. Four types of obstacles were found on Normandy beaches on June 6, . . . Map (db m186561) HM
5 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Combatant Craft Assault (CCA)National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
The Combatant Craft Assault (CCA) is a fast boat operated by Naval Special Warfare Group 4 Special Boat Teams; SBT 12 & SBT 20. The CCA’s primary role is medium range maritime interdiction operations (MIO) in medium-to-high threat . . . Map (db m186355) HM
6 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Fallen Veterans Flag Pole
In memory of our Fallen VeteransMap (db m213715) WM
7 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, human . . . Map (db m185760) WM
8 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, human . . . Map (db m200750) WM
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9 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 5 — Former Chronicle Newspaper Headquarters — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Former Chronicle Newspaper Headquarters, 1529 Avenue D Florida was still segregated when innovative publisher C.E. Bolen, a leader in the Ft. Pierce black community, began publication of The Chronicle a weekly newspaper written by . . . Map (db m202541) HM
10 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Fort Capron
1850-1859 Marking site of Fort CapronMap (db m150972) HM
11 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Fort Pierce
1838-1842 Marking site of Fort PierceMap (db m112165) HM
12 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 7 — Highwaymen Obelisk — The Highwaymen Heritage Trail —
Constructed in 2009, the Florida Highwaymen Obelisk is a central feature of The Highwaymen Heritage Trail, a self-guided commemorative trail and complimentary website honoring the Florida Highwaymen, a loose association of black Florida artists . . . Map (db m202735) HM
13 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Iranian GunboatOperation Earnest Will — National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum —
This Iranian gunboat, Swedish made and armed with Russian weapons, is one of two boats recovered by SEALs during Operation Earnest Will in the Persian Gulf [1987-1988]. One boat was recovered adrift following a brief surface engagement. This boat . . . Map (db m186493) HM
14 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — IUWG-1 Veterans KIA MemorialNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
This L.C.P.L. is dedicated as a Memorial to the 13 Members of Inshore Undersea Warfare Groups 1 through 5, stationed in Vietnam, who gave their all for their beliefs and their Country while serving in the US Navy. SN Daniel E. Moore, Jr. • SN . . . Map (db m186203) WM
15 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Julius Caesar Scott1926 - 1952
For his dedication, commitment and service of 26 years to the City of Fort Pierce. He was the first African-American employed by the City as a Pipefitters Foreman and he perished during an underground inspection cave-in at 1525-1529 Avenue D, May . . . Map (db m202800) HM
16 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — LCP[L] Landing Craft Personnel [Large]National Navy UDT-Seal Museum
This craft was built after World War II to replace the LCP[R] as the main “cast and recovery “ boat. The Frogmen went over the side into a rubber boat and then into the water. They were picked up again in much the same way. Although this boat is . . . Map (db m186194) WM
17 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — LCP[R] Landing Craft, Personnel [Ramped]National Navy UDT-Seal Museum
Displacement: 13,500 lbs [light] Length: 35’-10” Beam:10’-9” Armament: two .30-caliber machine guns Complement: 3 crew, 36 personnel or 8,100 lbs of cargo Number Built: 2,631 between 1943-1945
This . . . Map (db m186511) HM
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18 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Lincoln Park Academy
Original site of Lincoln Park Academy Established 1925 Accredited 1929 Dr. James A. Espy Principal Education produces successful individuals in all fields of endeavor Map (db m214838) HM
19 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 4 — Lincoln Park Academy — The Highwaymen Heritage Trail —
Many of the Florida Highwaymen attended Lincoln Park Academy. Founded in 1906, the first school was located in an old school supply building on North Eighth Street. In 1923, it had eight grades and the faculty was made up of five teachers, none . . . Map (db m202733) HM
20 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Stop #2 — Lincoln Park Academy — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Lincoln Park Academy, 1806 Avenue I At a time in our history when blacks were frequently denied the most basic opportunities, Zora Neale Hurston worked hard and successfully to obtain a fine education and establish herself as a writer. . . . Map (db m202287) HM
21 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Mark 8 Mod 0 SEAL Delivery Vehicle [SDV]National Navy UDT-Seal Museum
The Mark 8 Mod 0 SDV began replacing the Mk 7 SDVs in the early 1980s, and still remains in service today. The SDV is a “wet submersible,” and unlike a classic dry mini submarine, the boat fills with water and submerges. SEALs breath from . . . Map (db m186499) HM
22 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Mark IXSwimmer Delivery Vehicle [SDV] — National Navy UDT-Seal Museum —
Designed primarily for hydro-graphic reconnaissance and weapons delivery in the early 1970s, this two-man SDVwas propelled by an electric motor with power supplied by rechargeable batteries. It had manual steering and diving controls. A computerized . . . Map (db m186509) HM
23 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 6 — Means Court School — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Means Court School, 13th Street and Means Court Sometime before 1920, St. Lucie County's only school for blacks moved to 13th Street and Means Court, and became known as Means Court School, providing classes through the eighth grade. Not . . . Map (db m202558) HM
24 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Medal of Honor StatueBenefactor, Mr. Ross Perot — National Navy UDT-Seal Museum —
Although the statue reconstructs the actions of Medal of Honor recipient, Michael Thornton, carrying the wounded Medal of Honor recipient, Tom Norris, off the battlefield, the statue encompasses the ultimate importance of a “swim buddy “ and these . . . Map (db m186595) WM
25 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Medal of Honor StatueNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
Side 1: The Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. it is presented by the President of the United States in the name of Congress. . . . Map (db m187652) WM
26 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Memorial Garden / Memorial Living BeachNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
Memorial Garden The National Navy SEAL Museum Memorial Garden was created to replicate the botanical history of the Navy SEALs and their predecessors. As a living display of tribute, the Memorial Garden provides a place of solace and . . . Map (db m186624) HM WM
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27 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Memorial Living BeachNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
The sand inside these UDT Twin 90 scuba tanks comes from the many places all over the world where Navy SEALs and the predecessors served, trained, fought and bled.Map (db m187507) WM
28 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Memorial WallNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
This memorial is dedicated to the U.S. Navy SEALs and their predecessors who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The granite walls list the names of the men who were killed in combat or training from World War II to the present day. . . . Map (db m186602) WM
29 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Military Fort Pierce at Old Fort Park, Fort PierceOld Fort Park - Fort Pierce
Fort Pierce (1838-1842) was a significant Second Seminole War U.S. military post built during General Thomas S. Jesup’s winter campaign of 1837-38. Strategically located on a high bluff along the Indian River’s western shore, the Fort stood four . . . Map (db m107189) HM
30 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Mk V Special Operations Craft [SOC]National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
The Mk V is a medium range SOC Assault Craft. Operated by Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen [SWCC] the Mk V primarily supports Navy SEALs. The Mk V carries five crew and sixteen fully equipped SEALs. They ride on seats designed for maximum . . . Map (db m186340) HM
31 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Naked Warrior StatueNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
The Naked Warrior statue depicts the men of the U.S. Navy’s Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) of World War II. Nicknamed “Naked Warrior” for their lack of clothing and equipment, these men were supplied with only shorts, swim fins, a dive mask, a . . . Map (db m186165) WM
32 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Naked Warrior StatueNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
In Memory of our fallen comrades who have sacrificed their lives in the service of their Country while serving in the United States Navy with Naval Combat Demolition Units, Scouts and Raiders, Underwater Demolition Teams and Sea, Air, Land . . . Map (db m186169) WM
33 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Navy SEAL Museum MemorialNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
In Honor of the Men of the United States Navy Sea, Air, Land (SEAL) Teams Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) Naval Combat Demolition Units Scouts and Raiders who have died in the line of duty while in service of our . . . Map (db m189278) WM
34 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Navy Seal Ty WoodsNational Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
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35 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Never Out of the FightNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
These three sculptures were created by Bolivian-born sculpture Pablo Eduardo, whose work is rooted in the figurative tradition of Renaissance and Baroque sculpture and the work of Michelangelo, Leonardo,and Bernini specifically. The sculptures . . . Map (db m186253) WM
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36 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — O CourseNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
The Museum’s obstacle course, or “O-course” in military-speak, is a fun example of the grueling Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL [BUD/S] obstacle course located in Coronado, CA. The BUD/S O-Course is one of many timed drills a trainee must complete . . . Map (db m186574) HM
37 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — F-934 — Old Fort Park
Fort Pierce (1838-1842) was a significant Second Seminole War U.S. military post built during General Thomas S. Jesup’s winter campaign of 1837-38. Strategically located on a high bluff along the Indian River’s western shore, the fort was . . . Map (db m107177) HM
38 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Original Site Methodist Episcopal Church, South
Original Site Methodist Episcopal Church, South 1892-1992 First United Methodist Church Centennial CelebrationMap (db m239182) HM
39 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — PBR - Patrol Boat RiverNational Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
From 1966-1971, the PBR was one of the primary boats that supported SEALS in Vietnam. They typically operated in pairs as shown here. They would be heavily armed with single and twin .50 caliber machine guns, 40mm grenade launchers and M-60 machine . . . Map (db m186288) HM
40 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — PBR - Patrol Boat RiverNational Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
From 1966-1971, the PBR was one of the primary boats that supported SEALS in Vietnam. They typically operated in pairs as shown here. They would be heavily armed with single and twin .50 caliber machine guns, 40mm grenade launchers and M-60 . . . Map (db m186297) HM
41 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 7 — Sarah’s Memorial Chapel, Formerly Percy S. Peek Funeral Chapel, 728 Avenue D — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Sarah's Memorial Chapel; formerly Percy S. Peek Funeral Chapel, 728 Avenue D Zora died on January 28, 1960, and funeral services were conducted on February 7 at the Percy S. Peek Funeral Home. Zora was buried at Genesee Memorial Gardens . . . Map (db m202582) HM
42 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — SOC-6 Special Operations Craft-6National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
This boat is often referred to as a HSAC [High Speed Assault Craft]. It was built by United States Marine, Inc. [USMI] and delivered to Naval Special Warfare in 1990 as the 6th of the 42 Foot Special Operations Craft being used at that time. It . . . Map (db m186386) HM
43 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — SOC-R Special Operations Craft-RiverineNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
The mission of the SOC-R Craft is to perform Short Range Insertion and Extraction of Special Operation Forces [SEALs primarily] in a riverine environment. The boat and crew can also conduct direct action missions. The craft is transportable by US . . . Map (db m186487) HM
44 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — F-60 — St. Lucie County
St. Lucie County was formed in 1844 and recreated in 1905. Named for St. Lucie of Syracuse, the region's original inhabitants were the Tegesta Indians. Ft. Pierce, the county seat, was named for Major B.K. Pierce, brother of Pres. Franklin Pierce. . . . Map (db m82794) HM
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45 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — St. Lucie County Veterans MemorialIndian River Veterans Memorial Park
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46 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — St. Lucie County Veterans MemorialIndian River Veterans Memorial Park
Panel 1 In honor of our St. Lucie County sons and daughters who paid the ultimate sacrifice during times of war. World War I (1914 - 1918) Alderman, Clarence R., Army • Allo, Joseph Peter, Navy • Anderson, James L., . . . Map (db m203379) WM
47 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — The ButtonNational Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
Unlike SEAL Delivery Vehicles (SDV), the Button is a dry submersible which allows SEALs to travel in relative comfort for much longer periods of time to complete their mission. The Button reverses the usual layout of an SDV with the crew in the . . . Map (db m186312) HM
48 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — The United States Submarine Service MemorialIndian River Veterans Memorial Park
This memorial is dedicated to all men lost while serving in The United States Submarine Service Nearly 200 men were lost before World War II 52 submarines and over 3,600 men were lost during World War II From World War II to . . . Map (db m200767) WM
49 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Traces of an Early Indian VillageOld Fort Park - Fort Pierce
One of the largest and fiercest early Florida tribes, the Ais, consisted of several hundred thousand people, who lived in east central Florida prior to first contact with Ponce de Leon and the Spanish in 1513. The Ais territory ranged along the . . . Map (db m117568) HM
50 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — U.S. Navy Combat Assault DogNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
(Side 1) U.S. Navy Seal Combat Assault Dog U.S. Navy SEALs have used Combat Assault Dogs since Vietnam. In Vietnam SEALs took the dogs on nighttime patrols and began what is known today as the Combat Assault Dog Program.In Iraq, . . . Map (db m186637) WM
51 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — U.S.S. Maine
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine.Map (db m213717) HM WM
52 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated 30 May 1986 Plaque presented by Mr and Mrs Roland R Simard In memory of Pierre Joseph "PJ” Simard E-3, USNSCC Dedicated May 30, 1997 In memory of Michael Digangi S/SGT USAC Forever in the heart of his loving family . . . Map (db m213716) WM
53 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — WW II Beach ObstaclesNational Navy UDT-Seal Museum
Early in World War II, the U.S. military realized that defeating the enemy would require landing American forces on beaches in large-scale amphibious operations. Intelligence reports showed that those beaches would not only present natural . . . Map (db m186619) WM
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54 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — WW II Training AreaFort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base (NATB)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Indian River and St. Lucie Counties are partnering to protect the public and the environment from any potential hazards remaining from military training conducted in the area during World War Two (WW II). In . . . Map (db m186655) WM
55 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — WWII Beach DefenseNational Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
During World War II, enemy pillboxes and machine gun bunkers were regularly encountered on enemy-held beaches, along with obstacles fitted with anti-boat mines. These defenses were intended to stop Allied amphibious landings. Obstacles and mines . . . Map (db m186571) HM
56 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — Stop #1 — Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue D St. Lucie County's Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, dedicated in 1991, has a long history of community involvement. The Friends of the Library purchased the property and donated it to . . . Map (db m202288) HM
57 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 4 — Zora Neale Hurston Gravesite — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Zora Neale Hurston Gravesite, Garden of Heavenly Rest Cemetery, Avenue S and 17th St Zora Neale Hurston died on January 28, 1960. After friends from near and far raised over $600 in her memory, Zora's funeral was held at the Peek Funeral . . . Map (db m202525) HM
58 Florida, St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce — 3 — Zora Neale Hurston House — Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail —
Zora Neale Hurston House, 1734 Avenue L From early 1958 through late 1959, Zora Neale Hurston lived in this house, part of a new subdivision developed by Dr. Clem C. Benton, a prominent Ft. Pierce physician and community leader. Dr. . . . Map (db m202513) HM
59 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — American RevolutionApril 1775 - January 1784 — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
The Shot Heard “Round the World” The battles of Lexington and Concord MA, at the Lexington Green and Old North Bridge April 19, 1775 The Continental Congress declared the colonies independence from England. By approving . . . Map (db m200975) WM
60 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Combat Wounded VeteransVeterans Memorial Park, Port St. Lucie, Florida
“To honor all combat wounded veterans” To those who came before us and those who follow… (Side 2) World War I, World War II, Korean War (Side 3) Vietnam War, Lebanon, Grenada, (Side 4) . . . Map (db m201237) WM
61 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Florida’s Vietnam Veterans MemorialVeterans Memorial Park (Port St. Lucie, FL)
Etched on this Wall are the names of 1,952 servicemen from the State of Florida who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The war in Vietnam began in 1959 and lasted until 1975 claiming over 58,000 servicemen and women. . . . Map (db m203068) WM
62 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Gold Star Families Memorial Monument — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
This monument is in tribute to and honors families who lost one or more loved ones in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. The first panel depicts their homeland, The United States of America. The second panel . . . Map (db m200925) WM
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63 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Iraq, Afghanistan, and the War on Terror — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
Dedicated to those who served in Iraq Afghanistan and the War on Terror Map (db m200973) WM
64 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Korean War Memorial25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953 — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
We all gave some … Some gave all Casualties 54,246 Dead 103,284 Wounded 7,245 P.O.W. 8,176 Missing God Bless all our veterans A nation that fails to honor its heroes soon will have no heroes to honor . . . Map (db m201146) WM
65 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Military Order of the Purple HeartVeterans Memorial Park (Port St. Lucie, FL)
The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United States who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds . . . Map (db m201168) WM
66 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — St. Lucie County 911 Memorial
This piece of steel from the World Trade Center was donated by the Retired New York City Firefighters of Saint Lucie/Martin Division, Florida, as a reminder of the more than 2749 people who were killed on September 11, 2001 373 New York . . . Map (db m203061) WM
67 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — U.S. Navy — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
On April 30, 1798, the U.S. Navy was created by an act of Congress as the Department of the Navy. U.S. Navy interactions through the years include the War of 1812 with Great Britain; the Mexican War, 1846-1848, the American Civil War, 1861-1865, . . . Map (db m200895) HM WM
68 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — United States Air Force — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
The official lineage of the United States Air Force began on August 1, 1907, when the Army Signal Corps created the Aeronautical Division. In July of 1918, the Army established the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps to improve its flying . . . Map (db m200918) HM WM
69 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — United States Army — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
On June 14, 1775, the Second Continental Congress, in session in Philadelphia, voted to organize, direct and supply a military effort to raise 10 companies of riflemen from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to fight the British. On June 15, 1775, . . . Map (db m200795) HM WM
70 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — United States Coast Guard — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
As requested by Secretary of Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, the First Congress on 4 August 1790 authorized the construction of ten armed cutters to guard the coasts against smugglers and pirates. Known first as the Revenue Marine, then the Revenue . . . Map (db m200905) HM WM
71 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — United States Merchant Marine and United States Navy Armed Guard — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
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72 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Veterans Memorial Park — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
Dedicated to the brave men and women who have served their Country well. City of Port St. Lucie, Florida April 23, 1995 Mayor Robert E. Minsky City Council 1993-1994 Patricia P. Christensen, Vice-Mayor William Ray . . . Map (db m200771) WM
73 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — Vietnam War1959 - 1973 — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
Vietnam War 1959 -1973 The price of freedom is visible here Map (db m200974) WM
74 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St. Lucie — World War IIDecember 7, 1941 - September 2, 1945 — Veterans Memorial Park (Port St. Lucie, FL) —
In honor of those who served in World War II. December 7, 1941 - September 2, 1945 U.S. Military in World War II - 16,112,566 Battle Deaths-291,557; Total Deaths-405,399; Wounded-670,846 United States Armed and Uniformed . . . Map (db m201022) WM
75 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St.Lucie — Korea Defense Service Memorial — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
Korea Defense Veterans Dedicated to all Korea Defense Service Veterans who served in defense of the Korean Peninsula and to all who made the ultimate sacrifice from July 28, 1954 to present Donated by Korean War . . . Map (db m200790) WM
76 Florida, St. Lucie County, Port St.Lucie — United States Marine Corps — Veterans Memorial Park — Port St. Lucie, Florida —
On 10 November 1775, the Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, passed a resolution stating that “two battalions of marines be raised” for service as landing forces with the fleet. This resolution, sponsored by John Adams, established the . . . Map (db m200899) HM WM
77 Florida, St. Lucie County, St. Lucie Village — St. Lucie Village
Located on the Indian River opposite a natural inlet which shoaled about 1911. Pre-Columbian AIS Indians left numerous middens and mounds. After the Second Seminole War, settlers homesteaded the area under the Armed Occupation Act of 1842. In 1849, . . . Map (db m128277) HM
 
 
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