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Vietnam War Memorial, American Legion Post, St Clair, MO, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
N 38° 20.543 W 090° 59.481
15S E 675539 N 4245713
Quick Description: Franklin County Missouri Vietnam War memorial located next to American Legion Post 347 on Commercial Street at Highway 30.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2008 4:52:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM4YTH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member waypointazoid
Views: 10

Long Description:
Three panel granite memorial with a central panel higher than the flanking panels. The memorial is backed by three flagpoles. On the left panel is a brief inscription and the five emblems of the uniformed services. The Central panel contains the main dedication in two parts with the list of the 24 Franklin County veterans who lost their lives in the war in the center. On the right panel is another short inscription along with engraved depiction of the three soldiers bronze statue location at the National Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Memorial is located in a tiered garden with memorial benches arrayed on each of the tiers.

Inscription:
__________________________________________
FOR THOSE WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM


FRANKLIN COUNTY
VIETNAM MEMORIAL
DEDICATED
MAY 30, 1987
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AT THE VEILS OF TWILIGHT
AND DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT
WE'LL HEAR THEIR VOICES
AND NOT BREAK FAITH


THEY GAVE THEIR FULL MEASURE OF DEVOTION

FROM A GRATEFUL COUNTY
_________________________________________



Placed by:: American Legion and VFW posts of Franklin County

Date Placed: 05/30/1987

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