Crown Hill Cemetery Monument - Albany, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 31° 35.972 W 084° 11.789
16R E 765999 N 3499459
Quick Description: Located in the Crown Hill Cemetery & Mausoleum located on Dawson Dr, just north of Forest Glen Dr in Albany, GA. Many service men and women are buried near this monument.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2010 12:16:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM8W9F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The monument consists of 5 large marble columns. Each column is engraved with the symbol for one of the 5 branches of the service, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

There is a piece the bridges all five columns engraved with “Dedicated to those who gave their lives in the cause of Freedom”. A low hedge surrounds the monument.There is a US Flag that flies over the monument.

This cemetery also has a section dedicated to several British Pilot that died while in training to become pilots in the Albany area during World War II. The blue RAF flag flies over this section of the cemetery.

1907 Dawson Road
Albany, GA 31707-3305
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: those who gave their lives in the cause of Freedom

Marker Text:
Dedicated to those who gave their lives in the cause of Freedom

Date of dedication: unknown

Who Put it Here?: Unknown

Description of Memorial:
This is a large monument made from white marble. There are five columns connected by a cap stone. The US flag flies over the monument.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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