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VFW War Memorial - Courthouse - Claremore, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 36° 18.650 W 095° 36.947
15S E 265149 N 4021601
Quick Description: This memorial stands in front of the Rogers County Courthouse.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 5/14/2019 12:37:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JAB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
The Rogers County Courthouse is located at 200 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. The courthouse faces west and on the large concrete patio in front of the building, this memorial was placed by VFW Post 1976. It was originally dedicated on May 23, 1971 and re-dedicated on November 11, 2016 when this new courthouse building was erected.

The monument is a precast concrete pillar about three foot by three foot and about eight feet high. At the top is a metal bowl with an eternal flame. On the two sides are black granite plaques listing the names of those killed in action in Korean, Vietnam, War on Terror, World War I and II. On the front of the pillar a bronze plaque is mounted which reads:

For Those Veterans
of Rogers County
Who Gave Their All
(VFW logo)
VFW Post 2976
Dedicated May 23, 1971
Rededicated November 11, 2016

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Korea, Vietnam, War on Terror, WWI, WWII


In Honor Of: Those from Rogers County KIA

Marker Text:
See narrative


Date of dedication: 5/23/1971 and 11/11/2016

Who Put it Here?: VFW Post 2976

Description of Memorial:
See narrative


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