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Hemphill County Veterans Monument - Canadian, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 54.804 W 100° 22.949
14S E 375260 N 3975226
Quick Description: Built in 1991, with the statue added in 2001; construction still going on for landscaping in 2009 when I visited.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/25/2016 4:59:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMTPNZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of Monument: Hemphill County
Monument Committee: Marie Killebrew, Bill Hodges, Rodney Bass, Lee Chumbley
Location of Monument: 5th St. & Main St., NW corner courthouse lawn, Canadian
Statue Sculptor: Marianne Caroselli
Date erected: Monument: Nov. 11, 1991; Statue, 2001

Statue Text:
Commemorating the brave young men of Hemphill County who, responding to duty & honor, paid the ultimate price by sacrificing their lives so their loved ones and neighbors could live free

Monument Text:

HEMPHILL COUNTY
VETERANS MONUMENT
This granite monument stands as a lasting tribute to our service men and woman who helped keep our American way of life

We especially honor these Americans listed below who paid the supreme sacrifice, by giving their lives for our country

[Names on this wall are visible in photo gallery]

Type of memorial: Monument

Location: courthouse lawn

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: Hemphill County

When was it placed?: 11 November 1991, statue added 2001

Visit Instructions:
Please provide another photo of the memorial. If you want, you can be in it, but it's by no means necessary.
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