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Korean War memorial at the "Georgia War Veterans Memorial Complex" - Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 44.957 W 084° 23.194
16S E 742083 N 3737425
Quick Description: Korean War memorial at the "Georgia War Veterans Memorial Complex" commemorating the Georgians who died in the Korean War. The memorial list the names of all the 740 Georgians killed in the Korean War.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/13/2007 8:51:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM20AG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 76

Long Description:
Korean War memorial at the "Georgia War Veterans Memorial Complex" commemorating the Georgians who died in the Korean War. The memorial list the names of all the 740 Georgians killed in the Korean War.

From the bill (HR 996) that created the "Georgia War Veterans Memorial Complex",

WHEREAS, Commissioner Pete Wheeler has been involved in creating the "Georgia War Veterans Memorial Complex," in front of the Floyd Veterans Memorial Building (Twin Towers at the State Capitol Complex), which includes the Vietnam Statues (dedicated 11/11/88), the Persian Gulf War Memorial (dedicated 3/10/93), the Korean War Memorial (dedicated 11/11/93), the World War II Memorial (dedicated 12/7/95), the Vietnam Wall (dedicated 10/30/97), and the World War I Memorial (to be dedicated 4/6/98), and once completed will display the names of over 11,000 Georgians who have died serving America's military and defending freedom worldwide in the 20th Century and will be the only complex of its kind in America.

Physical Address of Monument:
Floyd Veteran Memorial Building
2 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Atlanta, GA USA
30334-5100

Directions to the Floyd Veteran Memorial Building (visit link)

List if there are any visiting hours:
Public Property open at all hours.


Entrance fees (if it applies):
None


Type of memorial: Park

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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