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Montgomery County Alabama WWII Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
N 32° 22.535 W 086° 18.544
16S E 564995 N 3582277
Quick Description: This Memorial honors those individuals from Montgomery County, Alabama, who gave their lives in World War II.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2011 2:17:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMCTDX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
Views: 8

Long Description:
This monument was sponsored by the local Civitan Civic Organization. It was originally dedicated in the spring of 1946. After refurbishing, it was rededicated on November 11, 2010. At the rededication, Charles Hollifield, Secretary of the Montgomery Civitan Club, noted that the monument was designed to perpetuate the ideals for which the men and women died, namely the Four Freedoms (Freedom from Want, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear and Freedom of Speech) and the four pylons represent those Four Freedoms.

A complete history can be found at the rededication web site, noted on this page, along with more photos of the ceremony.

The words on the side are:

Respectfully dedicated to the memory of the men and women of Montgomery County who made the supreme sacrifice in World War Two, 1941 - 1945 Sponsored by the Montgomery Civitan Club
Date of Dedication: 1/1/1946

Property Permission: Public

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Montgomery, AL USA


Commemoration: Montgomery County Alabama WWII war dead.

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