Perry County World War I Memorial - Hazard, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 37° 15.122 W 083° 11.723
17S E 305297 N 4125090
Quick Description: This is the WWI section of the Perry County War Memorial located near the Hazard, Kentucky, City hall. The names are inscribed on the tall, center section.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2013 4:14:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMG5XV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 1

Long Description:
Next to the Hazard, Kentucky, City Hall stands this war memorial. It consists of a tall granite stone with the names of WWII veterans inscribed, flanked by shorter stones with names of veterans from WWI, Korean War, and Viet Nam War. There is a separate bronze plaque for veterans of the Persian Gulf War.

In front of the monument is a stone plaza with granite benches, surrounded by landscaped shrubs and grass.

The inscriptions on the general memorial are:

May the memory of these
Hazard and Perry County service men
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the service of our country
be as eternal as the
mountains from whence they came


This memorial is dedicated to
both the living and the dead
who served in World War I,
World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War
Dedicated Sept. 20, 1986 W.D.G.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 9/20/1986

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Perry County Kentucky

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

Physical Address of Monument: Not listed

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