Praise for our Veterans - Vlissingen, NL
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N 51° 27.061 E 003° 35.454
31U E 541059 N 5700146
Quick Description: This is the Meeting House for Veterans in Zeeland (Elizabeth Alexander Huis). Several memorials & flags have been placed to honor our Veterans.
Location: Zeeland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 7/30/2021 2:00:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM14N6K
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Long Description:
There are 2 beds of white carnations. According to the sign near the carnation field + flag:

NL: De witte anjer is het symbool van de Nederlandse veteranen.
Uit respect en waardering voor hun inzet heeft de gemeente Vlissingen dit anjerveldje aangelegd.

EN: The white carnation is the symbol of Dutch veterans
The minicipality of Vlissingen planted this filed of white carnations as token of respect and appreciation for their service.

The other sign (next to the building) reads:

NL:
De Witte Anjer is het nationale symbool voor erkenning en waardering voor de Nederlandse Veteranen.

EN:
The White Carnation is the national symbol for recognition and appreciation for the Dutch Veterans.

About the location / building:
"In 2020, the Meijaard-Rijsdijk Foundation bought a former school building and made it available to the veterans. This building, Elizabeth Alexander Huis, is named after the namesake of the Meijaard-Rijsdijk Foundation and is now the home of the Veterans Meeting Center Zeeland Foundation (SVOCZ)."

Source : (visit link)
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: recognition and appreciation for the Dutch Veterans

Marker Text:
Sign next to flag:
The white carnation is the symbol of Dutch veterans The minicipality of Vlissingen planted this filed of white carnations as token of respect and appreciation for their service.

Sign next to buidling:
The White Carnation is the national symbol for recognition and appreciation for the Dutch Veterans.


Who Put it Here?: The municipality of Vlissingen

Description of Memorial:
The site is at the building of the Foundation Veterans Meeting Center Zeeland


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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