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Freedom Park - Morehead, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache
N 38° 11.055 W 083° 26.013
17S E 286861 N 4229057
Quick Description: Freedom Park, located on the grounds of the Rowan County Arts Center, formerly the Rowan County Courthouse, has several walls with names of soldiers from all wars engraved on them. There is also a Spirit of the Doughboy monument.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2008 1:42:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM594N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 13

Long Description:
Freedom Park is part of the Blue Star Memorial By-way. A "Spirit of the American Doughboy" monument at the front of the park welcomes visitors to visit the massive walls behind him that feature the names of soldiers from the area from all wars.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Attack on America - September 11, 2001


In Honor Of: Honored Dead

Marker Text:
Rowan County Honored Dead World War I April 2, 1917 - November 11, 1918 Andrew Autrey, Cornie(?) Ellington, William Jordan, Emitt Reynolds, Elisa Conn, Thomas Duncan, Roy McCleese, Thomas Rigsey, Earl Cornett, George A. Jones, Troy Mullins, William Cundiff, Thomas Jones, Clarence Ratliff World War II December 7, 1941 - August 11, 1945 Thomas F. Armstrong, Benjamine A. Black, L.R. Brown, Charles L. Bumgardner, Herbert O. Catron, Lloyd Y. Caudill, Murvel E. Caudill, Clifton L. Clark, Raymond L. Conn, Sr., Arthur T. Cooper, Virgil Crisp, James C. Dailey, William E. Dean, Ernest E. Epperhart, Claudie Evans, Arnold Fyffe, Austin R. Gregory, Sam E. Gregory, Cecil M. Hall, Jessie Hamilton, Luster M. Hargis, Walter G. Hargis, Charles Harmon, Floyd Tay Honaker, Harold V. Ingram, Ray James, Luther Jones, William H. Jones, Delbert Kidd, Grant Kissick, Roy Litton, Jr., Arnold Martin, Chester A. McClurg, Orville K. McClurg, George McCullough, William E. McKenzie, Adrian T. McKinney, Robert T. McKinney, Cleo Moore, Kenneth Owens, Paul J. Pettit, Arthur Phillips, Rollie R. Poston, Arthur E. Profit, Jake Profit, Jr., Charles W. Puckett, Raymond K. Purvis, Burle Reynolds, Earl Richardson, Ora Richardson, Curtis R. Royse, Ashley E. Smith, Leonard D. Stevens, Major Stevens, Rufus Stevens, Bascom H. Taylor, Ernest C. Toler, George A. Turner, Joseph R. Williams, George D. Black. Korean War June 25, 1950 - July 28, 1953 Henry E. Beasley, William E. Beasley, James T. Brammer, Andrew J. Christian, Haward Davis, John Finley, Arb Hicks, Jr., Henry C. McKinney, Walter Toler, Charles Simpson. Vietnam War August 1958 - August 1973 Donald R. Butler, Kenneth A. Hardin, Dwight D. Jones, Delbert O. Lewis, Frederick B. Skaggs, Bruce E. Thomas, Lionel Workman. Attack on America September 11, 2001 Edward T. Earhart


Date of dedication: 2002

Who Put it Here?: I don't know

Description of Memorial:
Located in Freedom Park on the grounds of the Rowan County Arts Center, formerly the Rowan County Courthouse. It is made up of several granite walls, similar to the Vietnam War Memorial, with names of those who served in all wars on the black granite and those who died on the orange granite.


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