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American Pride - Billings, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 45° 47.705 W 108° 32.936
12T E 690489 N 5074201
Quick Description: Veterans memorial located in the corner of Veterans Park in Billings, Montana.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2009 7:43:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM6VB1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 5

Long Description:
American Pride is dedicated to all veterans who have served. The memorial is a pedestal with an large bronze eagle in flight on top. The eagle was created by sculptor Lyle Johnson. The memorial was placed by the Yellowstone County United Veterans Council on Memorial Day 1992.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: The defenders of America both living and dead.

Marker Text:
The American Eagle I am the American eagle I fly high over this quiet spot. Dedicated to the defenders of America both living and dead who offered their lives for our country. Under my wings there is shelter and rest for my heroes; but the enemies my country will find me a bird of prey, with sharp and terrible talons. I am the American eagle I am the pride of America.


Date of dedication: May 30, 1992

Who Put it Here?: Yellowstone County United Veterans Council

Description of Memorial:
The memorial has a bronze American eagle in flight on top of a pedestal. It is located in Veterans Park.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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