The Paris Tornado - Paris, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 39.478 W 095° 33.365
15S E 262979 N 3727164
Quick Description: Placed by the Paris Founders Lions Club in 1983, a memorial in Paris's Bywaters Park honors those whose lives were lost in a tornado that struck Paris on April 2, 1982, as well as those who helped in the aftermath.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2020 8:35:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM135VD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
The memorial is a granite slab, held in place at the bottom by two sturdier granite blocks with a rougher finish. It reads:

The Paris Tornado
April 2, 1982

This plaque is erected in appreciation of all those
who worked hand-in-hand to rebuild the portions of
the city devastated by the tornado and is dedicated
to those who lost their lives in it.

Cross Vera M.
Dean, Dorothy
Harrington, Bradley
Harrington, Judy
Hill, Robert Louis
Landers, Martha Jo
Layton, Lera E.
McQueen, Helen S.
Partridge, Robert D.
Pomroy, Mollie A.
Spangler, Ora E.

Let this serve as a reminder to all future generations
that service to mankind transcends all other gifts.

Dedicated by the Paris Founders Lion Club. April 2, 1983
Street Address (if known):
300 Block of S Main St
Paris, TX USA

Condition?: Very good, could use some cleaning

Visit Instructions:
1) Please provide a photo you have taken of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

2) If known, please indicate the operating Lions Club responsible for the placement of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

3) Any other information regarding your visit would be greatly appreciated.

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