Green Lawn Cemetery Veterans Memorial - Roswell, GA
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N 34° 02.649 W 084° 20.245
16S E 745789 N 3770249
Quick Description: Green Lawn Cemetery and Mausoleum is located on Mansell Rd. in Roswell, GA. This is a very large cemetery with well over 2,000 graves.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2011 11:18:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMBBF2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
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Long Description:
The memorial is located on the grounds of the cemetery. There are seven flag poles. The American flag flies from the center pole. The flags of the five branches of the service and the POW/MIA flag flank the American Flag. There are three low stones, each with a bronzes plaque dedicate to:

In memory of all American Veterans
In Honor of all women who served in the Armed Forces
The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall

Each plaque has various scenes depicting the service of the men and women memorialized by this monument.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: All American Veterans

Marker Text:
Plaque 1 In memory of all American Veterans This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generation, shared a common, undeniable goal – to valiantly protect our country’s freedom. The memorials of these American veterans will continue to live on whenever and wherever democracy exists. The American veteran – forever a symbol of heroism, sacrifice, loyalty and freedom. Plaque 2 In Honor of all women who served in the Armed Forces To preserve America’s freedom. This plague is a testament to the sprint of patriotism inherent in all of the courageous women who volunteered to boldly defend, loyally uphold and valiantly preserve the liberties and freedoms of this great land through their service in the armed forces of the United States of America. Plaque 3 This plaque is in memory of the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall, which stood on these sacred grounds July 4-6, 2008. Our deepest thanks to all those that volunteered their time, and especially to those whom the wall memorializes. The staff of Green Lawn Cemetery and Roswell Funeral Home We will never forget

Who Put it Here?: Plaques 1 and 2 Unknow - plaque 3 - The staff of Green Lawn Cemetery and Roswell Funeral Home

Description of Memorial:
This memorail is located in an open section of a cemetery.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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