Memory Grove Memorial - Memphis, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 9

Long Description:
"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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