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FOP Robert E. Lister Memorial Lodge #66
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rogueblack
N 26° 57.706 W 082° 03.870
17R E 394346 N 2982645
Quick Description: Let us not forget them nor those who must carry on.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2008 3:38:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM535V
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 19

Long Description:
Along the historical streets in Charlotte Harbor where Hernando DeSoto and Juan Ponce de Leon once travelled, the Fraternal Order of Police, Robert E. Lister Memorial Lodge, #66 has erected a stone memorial that stands steadfast against all elements to bring into history the sacrifices of Charlotte County Law Enforcement Officers.

Plates line the concrete pavers before the stone memorial, bearing the names of officers who had made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

As of 2008, these names are:
John Bowman, City Marshall Punta Gorda, Killed 1-29-1998
Curtis Moore, Deputy Charlotte County, Killed 4-24-1983
Richard L. Beecher, Assistant Chief Punta Gorda, Killed 10-10-1978
Eugene C. Berry, Assistant States Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit, Killed January 16. 1982
Darla K. Lathrem, Corrections Officer, Department of Corrections, Killed June 11, 2003

The flags for the U.S.A. and State of Florida fly next to the monument.
Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

List if there are any visiting hours:
Visiting is available 24/7 since the memorial is located outdoors and is properly lit.

Type of memorial: Monument

Entrance fees (if it applies): Not listed

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