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Veterans Memorial Park - Elba, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 24.417 W 086° 02.644
16R E 590871 N 3475098
Quick Description: Veterans Memorial Park, Elba, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2010 5:42:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM8DKK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
Memorial honoring veterans of all 5 branches of armed services. 5-point theme carried throughout with 40-ft.-diameter 5-point star, 5 walking lanes and 5 spouts of water at fountain. Huey helicopter and 105mm howitzer on display.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam Era Desert Storm


In Honor Of: The memorial honors the men and women of Coffee County who gave their lives in military service, all American women who have given their lives and all Coffee County women who have served on active duty.

Marker Text:
PLAZA OF HONOR DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN OF COFFEE COUNTY, ALABAMA, WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN DEFENSE OF OUR NATION


Who Put it Here?: Coffee County

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located at 661 E. Davis St. Elba, AL 36323. We found the memorial on a genealogy run to Elba. The memorial has a large star within a circle of flags, with a walking path to various overlooks. A semi-circular area contains seven plaques to different veterans. Other plaques are located at the overlooks. A UH-1V Heilcopter and a 105mm Howitzer are on display.


Date of dedication: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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