Our Sons and Daughters - Rolla, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 56.763 W 091° 46.374
15S E 607817 N 4200539
Quick Description: On old court house lawn.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2008 6:43:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM4PN4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 10

Long Description:

Memorial Erected by: The American War Mothers, Phelps County Chapter, Chartered by the United States Congress, 1925.
County of Memorial: Phelps County.
Location of Memorial: 3rd St. & Rolla St., old courthouse lawn, Rolla.

Monument Text:

1943     1964

In Honor of
Who have served, who are serving, and who will serve
To Protect Our Country and Our Flag.

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Our Sons and Daughters

Marker Text:
see above

Date of dedication: 1964

Who Put it Here?: The American War Mothers, Phelps County Chapter

Description of Memorial:
Brick "fireplace" monument, angled against the old court house. Inset with a copper plaque. This old court house is now owned by the Phelps County Historical Society, and the rent office space (full) to attorneys and such to acquire income to restore the old building. Since it is within 50 yards of the New Court House, it is active. On the front lawn of the old courthouse is this memorial, and a Civil War marker, relaying the information of that war in this county.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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