Memory Grove Memorial - Memphis, Tennessee
Posted by: cgeek
N 35° 08.857 W 089° 59.650
16S E 227226 N 3893518
Quick Description: This memorial was created in 1932 by the Gold Star Mothers.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/16/2008 9:21:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM3KHV
"Memory Grove" memorial was created by the Old Star Mothers to honor their dead sons. There are 27 names engraved on a bronze plaque. This memorial was first placed on Poplar Avenue and was later moved to Veterans Plaza. Veterans Plaza is located in Overton Park in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee. Veterans Plaza contains memorials to the veterans of Memphis and Shelby County who were killed defending our freedom.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial
In Honor Of: Sons of The Gold Star Mothers (Memphis 1932)
Date of dedication: 1932
Who Put it Here?: American War Mothers - Memphis Chapter No. 1
Description of Memorial:
Veterans Plaza contains memorials to the veterans of Memphis and Shelby County who were killed defending our freedom.
Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed
Marker Text: Not listed
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