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Veterans Monument at Boca Raton's Police Headquarters.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rangergirl141
N 26° 21.128 W 080° 05.365
17R E 590857 N 2915001
Quick Description: This memorial, honoring all veterans from all wars, is one of the few statues in the city of Boca Raton. It has a majestic brass eagle on top.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 10/25/2009 8:41:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM7GXN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 7

Long Description:
Around the memorial are several brass plates with the names of supporters who contributed funds. Mostly business in the area. There are a few plates with the names of veterans and which war they fought in, but they are few. The monument stand's approximately 25 feet.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: All veterans present and past.

Marker Text:
Written on the plaque: Veterans Monument TO COMMEMORATE ALL VETERANS, PRESENT AND PAST, WHO HAVE GIVEN OF THEMSELVES TO PRESERVE OR COUNTRY'S FREEDOM. DEDICATED 1988 BOCA RATON CITY COUNCIL MAYOR Emil F. Danciu Deputy Mayor Wanda Thayer Council Members Alan C. Alford Bill T. Smith Jr. Albert J. Travasos City Manager James A. Rutherford BOCA TARON BEAUTIFIATION COMMITTEE DAVIE C. ASHE CHAIRMAN ARTIST KENT ULLBERG PEDESTAL STINSON-HEAD, INCORPORATED.


Date of dedication: 1988

Who Put it Here?: The Boca Raton Beautification Committee

Description of Memorial:
The area where this memorial sits is in downtown Boca Raton. It is located on the Southeast corner of Boca Raton Blvd. and Northwest 2nd. St. on the Boca Raton police department headquarters. Across the street on the North side is the downtown library, and to the West is city hall. Less than a mile away to the East is Mizner Plaza which is called "the Rodeo Drive of the East" by locals.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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