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Tonopah War Memorial, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 38° 03.974 W 117° 13.737
11S E 479916 N 4213188
Quick Description: Tonopah has a long history with military service, due to the establishment of the Tonopah Test Range airport.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2012 10:18:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMFV2Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 16

Long Description:
The VFW Hall in Tonopah has a triangle of land dedicated as a memorial to those who have served their country.

The plaque provides gratitude to all who have served and lists no specific war. The wonderful statues are very well structured and in good shape.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: All who have served.

Marker Text:
Duty, Honor, Country In honor and memory of all Veterans who served during times of war and peace. Their personal sacrifices, loyalty, and dedication have given us the freedoms we enjoy in this GREAT NATION.


Who Put it Here?: VFW Hall

Description of Memorial:
This small triangle of land that is adjacent to the VFW Hall is also alongside busy highway 6 which runs thru Tonopah. The VFW memorial is also across the street from a small city park with a gazebo and just beyond that is a fine mural of some of the aircraft that was tested here in Tonopah.


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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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