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Eternal Flame of Freedom - Birmingham, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
N 33° 31.176 W 086° 48.600
16S E 517644 N 3708908
Quick Description: The Eternal Flame of Freedom honoring Jefferson County veterans of all wars didn't seem to be burning on the day of my visit.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2007 9:01:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM1XYQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 29

Long Description:
This granite memorial topped by an "eternal flame" honors veterans of all wars from Jefferson County, Alabama.
The inscription reads:
Eternal Flame of Freedom
Honoring veterans of all wars from Jefferson County

Sponsored by American Legion Posts of Jefferson County,
Jefferson County Commission and Patriotic Interests

Dedicated March 15th, 1969
50th Anniversary of American Legion
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Veterans of all wars from Jefferson County

Date of dedication: 03/15/1969

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Posts of Jefferson County

Description of Memorial:
Located in Linn Park at the corner of Park Place and 20th Street North across from Birmingham City Hall.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Marker Text: Not listed

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