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Lee County War Memorial - Beattyville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 37° 34.375 W 083° 42.405
17S E 260960 N 4161875
Quick Description: Lee County War Memorial, Beattyville, KY
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2011 2:47:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMD2Y2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 2

Long Description:
The War Memorial sits on beside and above Highway 11 as it enters Beattyville from the north - just before the railroad crossing. A walk leads to the hill above where there is a park and monument with four columns listing the names of the deceased veterans from each war.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Civil War Spanish-American War World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam


In Honor Of: DEDICATED TO THOSE FROM LEE COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM

Marker Text:
DEDICATED TO THOSE FROM LEE COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM


Date of dedication: Unkown

Who Put it Here?: Unkown

Description of Memorial:
The memorial consists of four granite columns engraved with the names of Lee County service members who lost their lives during war. The four columns sit on a granite slab. The columns and slab are flanked by flagpoles. The memorial sits atop a hill from which most of downtown Beattyville can be seen.


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