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Twentieth-Century Veterans Memorial – Gainesville, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 18.080 W 083° 49.746
17S E 239625 N 3799192
Quick Description: This memorial is located in Rock Creek Park at the intersection of Northside Dr and Academy Street, Gainesville, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2009 5:29:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM7VHM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
This memorial is located in Rock Creek Park and sits opposite a second memorial to the veterans of the Vietnam War. Rock Creek Park is nicely landscaped with benches and walkways that flow through the plantings. This is a two sided memorial, the front list the five major wars while the back is etched with military scenes.

Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War Persian Gulf War


In Honor Of: To all twentieth-century veterans whose valor blood sweat and tears triumphed over tyranny

Marker Text:
Dedicated to all twentieth-century veterans whose valor blood sweat and tears triumphed over tyranny Let us never forget the sacrifice that millions of servicemen and servicewomen made for our country and our freedom. We may never know their names but we must never forget they were patriots


Who Put it Here?: Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 772 and friends of Gainesville parks, Inc.

Description of Memorial:
This is a black marble monument sitting on a white base. The five major conflicts of the Twentieth-Century are listed along with the dates of the conflict. The base is engraved with God bless America. The back of the memorial is etches with battle scenes from each of the wars.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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