World War I - These Our War Dead Monument - Murfreesboro, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 50.742 W 086° 23.502
16S E 554931 N 3967005
Quick Description: Large monument on the courthouse lawn
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 2/5/2018 5:18:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMXP09
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:

County of memorial: Rutherford County
Location of memorial: Church St. & Public Square, courthouse lawn, Murfreesboro
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #4575 & Bob Brown Post 16 American Legion
Date erected: November 11, 1948
Vietnam & Korea Addition added May 31, 1977

Memorial Text:

1917    1918
Honoring the men and women of Rutherford County who served our country in World Wars one and two and dedicated to the everlasting memory of those who made the extreme sacrifice in those great conflicts for the freedom of all men thruout the world
[Names, most readable, in photo gallery]

I do not know the dignity of their birth
but I do know the glory of their death
Gen. Douglas McArthur [sic]

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/11/1948

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Post 4575, VFW; Bob Brown Post 16, American Legion

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
1 Public Square, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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