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Escambia County Veterans Memorial - Brewton, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 06.385 W 087° 04.283
16R E 493192 N 3441397
Quick Description: Escambia County Veterans Memorial located on the lawn of the Escambia County Courthouse, Brewton, AL.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2010 3:28:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM9KGJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Escambia County Veterans Memorial is located on the lawn of the Escambia County Courthouse. It consists of a black granite obelisk surrounded by four black granite markers. The four markers have etched images on the front representing the respective wars and are topped by brass plaques bearing the word "Taps" and the names of those killed in the wars. On the back of the obelisk are the names of two people who were awarded the Medal of Honor.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korea Vietnam


In Honor Of: Honoring those men and women of Escambia County who served their country in war and peace

Marker Text:
DUTY HONOR COUNTRY


Date of dedication: November 11, 1987

Who Put it Here?: The people of Escambia County

Description of Memorial:
The Escambia County Veterans Memorial is located on the lawn of the Escambia County Courthouse. It consists of a black granite obelisk surrounded by four black granite markers. The four markers have etched images on the front representing the respective wars and are topped by brass plaques bearing the word "Taps" and the names of those killed in the wars. Also located on the courthouse lawn are two post-Civil War Columbiad rifles mounted on pillars.


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