Flame of Freedom - Waycross, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 31° 12.611 W 082° 21.525
17R E 370565 N 3453691
Quick Description: Located in Doughboy Park on Plant Ave at Lott St, Waycross, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2010 2:37:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMA10E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This multi-war memorial is located next to the Viquesney's Spirit of the Doughboy Statues in Doughboy Park. It is dedicated to the veterans of WW I, WW II, Korea and Vietnam.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
WW I, WW II, Korea and Vietnam

In Honor Of: Unspecified - dedicated to the veterans of WW I, WW II, Korea and Vietnam.

Marker Text:
Text on monument: World War I April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918 World War II, December 7, 1941 – September 2, 1945 Korea June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953 Vietnam August 5, 1964 – May 7, 1975 Plaque next to monument. Flame of Freedom Presented by American Legion Posts 10, 119, 517 Auxilliaries of Posts 10, 119, 517 V.F.W. and Auxilliary Post 4382 World War I and Auxiliary Post 1686 Amvets and auxiliary Post 621 and Waycross City Officials GA. Natural Gas Co. November 11, 1969

Date of dedication: November 11, 1969

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Posts 10, 119, 517, Auxiliaries of Posts 10, 119, 517, V.F.W. and Auxiliary Post 4382, World War I and Auxiliary Post 1686, Amvets and auxiliary Post 621, Waycross City Officials and GA. Natural Gas Co.

Description of Memorial:
This is a square, concrete monument that steps down twice toward its top. It is topped by an eternal flame. Each side of the monument has the name of one of the four wars, and the dates that the Unites States fought in them. The four wars listed are WW I, WW II, Korea and Vietnam. This monument is located in a very nice park in downtown Waycross.

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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