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Memorial to Those that Served - Las Animas, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
N 38° 03.892 W 103° 13.262
13S E 656056 N 4214506
Quick Description: This memorial has the 4 primary military service branch shields. The U.S Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Navy.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2011 1:10:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMADNZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 2

Long Description:
Local Veterans Groups and members of many organizations of Bent county contributed the ideas, funding and eventual placement of this monument in April of 2005 at an approximate cost of $800.00.
(Cost sourced from the Monument Maker).

Below is a listing of just some of the individuals...
Organized by:
Las Animas VFW Post 2411
Rick Yeurra
Bill Deathridge

John Horber (Horber Funeral Chapel) made the stone.
Las Animas Chamber of Commerce
Russell Smith
John Thomas of 1st Insurance

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
None, but all.


In Honor Of: Men and Women Who Have Served Their Country with Honor

Marker Text:
Dedicated to the Men and Women Who Have Served Their Country with Honor


Date of dedication: April 2005

Who Put it Here?: Las Animas VFW Post 2411, Chamber of Commerce and other Local Groups

Description of Memorial:
The monument stone itself is carved with the Service Symbols of the U.S. Military 4 major branches. It is a 5 foot tall 5 inch thick stone made of polished granite which inturn is mounted on a 2-Teir stone base

It is located in a small 50x50 foot arched area located in the northwest corner of the Las Animas County Courthouse lawns.


Visit Instructions:
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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