Veterans Memorial -- Pueblo of Acoma NM
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N 34° 54.086 W 107° 35.248
13S E 263578 N 3865167
Quick Description: A moving tribute to Acoma warriors and veterans of all wars at the Sky City Cultural Center near the Acoma Pueblo.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/21/2014 4:34:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMMACY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This unique memorial recognizes not only Acoma warriors and veterans of the US Armed forces from the Acoma Pueblo, but all veterans.

A marble statue of an Acoma warrior in traditional attire on a pedestal faces an engraved arrowhead of granite with the seal of the Pueblo of Acoma. On the bottom the pedestal holding the arrowhead, five bronze seals of the US Armed Forces are arranged.

An American flag flies from a central flagpole on a granite pedestal behind the arrowhead. The central flagpole pedestal has a bronze dedication plaque on it.

Two granite flanking pedestals, also with flagpoles, have bronze plaques with the names of members of the American Legion Post 116 engraved on them.

Benches are arranged in a circle around the memorial.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Pueblo of Acoma Veterans/Warriors who served in the Armed Forces of the United States and all Veterans

Marker Text:
This Memorial Dedicated to the Pueblo of Acoma Veterans/Warriors who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America With their Warrior Spirit, along with all Veterans, shared a common and undeniable goal “To protect Acoma, and our country’s freedoms.” The Warrior – An Individual of sacrifice, loyalty, and freedom

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Post #116 and Acoma Pueblo Government

Description of Memorial:
The memorial is located in the courtyard of the Sky City Cultural Center.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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