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BAXTER COUNTY'S EVERLASTING TRIBUTE - Mountain Home, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geezer_Veazey
N 36° 20.099 W 092° 23.106
15S E 555184 N 4021279
Quick Description: A large granite memorial honoring the veterans of Baxter County, Arkansas who gave their lives serving their country.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2011 8:40:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMBT13
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3am
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Long Description:
A large granite memorial consisting of a large center panel flanked by two smaller panels. The center panel lists the names of service men who gave their lives fighting for their country in the various wars. This memorial has a commanding presence at the southwest corner of the Baxter County Courthouse.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War.


In Honor Of: THESE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE

Marker Text:
THE CITIZENS OF BAXTER COUNTY HAVE CAUSED THIS MONUMENT TO BE ERECTED NOT TO GLORIFY WAR BUT FOREVER TO SERVE THE CAUSE OF PEACE. HERE WE ENSHRINE FOREVER THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE LIVING AND THE DEAD WHO THROUGH THEIR VALIANT EFFORTS AND BITTER SACRIFICE HAVE KEPT US A FREE PEOPLE.


Who Put it Here?: The Citizens of Baxter County

Description of Memorial:
This large granite memorial overshadows two smaller memorials in front of it. It stands at the southwest corner of the Baxter County Courthouse where it can be easily seen by traffic passing by on State Highways 5 and 201 and US Business Route 62.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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