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Vietnam War Memorial, Dames Park, O'Fallon, MO, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GBFind
N 38° 49.719 W 090° 42.576
15S E 698818 N 4300254
Quick Description: A Vietnam Memorial in Dames Park in north O'Fallon.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 8:19:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM4E97
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member waypointazoid
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Long Description:
Among the first in the nation to honor U.S. soldiers killed in the Vietnam War, the Omer J. Dames War Memorial was erected by the O'Fallon Jaycees in 1969. It is named for World War I veteran and Missouri legislator Omer Dames.
It was dedicated on Sep 21, 1969 by the O'Fallon Jaycees and rededicated Nov 11, 2003.

The Monument reads:
THIS MEMORIAL DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT WE MAY LIVE IN PEACE.

A short video on the monument can be found at:
(visit link)
Placed by:: Jaycees, O'Fallon, MO

Date Placed: 09/21/1969

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