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Riverfront Park -- City Service Road off of California Avenue, on the banks of the Kootenay River
Libby
MT
USA
59923

Riverfront Park is home to several monuments honoring servicemembers of Lincoln County. The centerpiece of the memorial area is a granite monument on a foundation of donated bricks. Each side of the monument is inscribed with the founding date and Latin motto of each branch of the US Armed Forces, such as the featured photo's "Haec Protegimus" ("This We'll Defend") for the Army. The monument is also topped with a life-size bronze sculpture created by a local artist and designed to represent the memorial's motto: "Continue the Fight, Leave No One Behind."

 
680 Fir Ave
Reedsport
OR
USA
97467

This park is home to memorials for those who lost their lives in WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Afghanistan, and the 9/11 attacks. Additionally, the park features a wooden chainsaw-carved sculpture depicting a bald eagle with a servicemember's rifle, helmet, and boots. The sculpture, titled "The Soldier's Cross," is dedicated to "all those who have served and sacrificed."

 

Timber Linn Memorial Park

          
900 Price Rd SE
Albany
OR
USA
97322

This park contains memorials for all wars starting with WW1. Pictured above is the new WW1 memorial wall. The old WW1 memorial marker is currently undergoing repair; once repairs are complete, the new header sign will look like the Korean War header pictured in the gallery below. A POW/MIA memorial stands at the entrance to the memorial section of the park.

 
 
700 11th Ave SE
Minot
ND
USA
58701
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1890

The Girls Military Squad began planning the monument with the first deaths of Ward County men (11 had died by May 23, 1918) and erected it on May 30, 1918 for "Minot's Heroes Who Have Sacrificed Their Lives In The Worlds' Great Struggle for Universal Democracy That Government of, by, and for the People Might Not Perish From the Earth". This monument appears to be the first monument for local dead from World War I in the nation as most communities waited until the war was over before erecting memorials. Located in Rose Hill Cemetery.

 

Women's War Memorial

          
Veterans Park -- 1111 South Main Street
Broken Arrow
OK
USA
74012

This war memorial, the largest in Broken Arrow's Veteran's Park, honors American women's contributions on the battlefield and the homefront from the Revolution to the present day. Pictured in the monument's WW1 section are ordinance workers, American Red Cross workers, "farmerettes" with tractors, and women making flags.

 
3602 U.S. 301
Tampa
FL
USA
33619

Commemorating the one hundred & six (106) local servicemembers killed in action (KIA) during WW I. This memorial is part of a larger Veterans Memorial Park and Museum honoring local servicemembers from the Seminole War (~1817-1858) to the present day.

 
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix
AZ
USA
85007

The Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza, located in front of the Arizona state capitol, is home to 30 memorials commemorating important people, events, and symbols throughout Arizonian and/or American history. Memorial #9 is dedicated to Arizonians who fought in the First World War.

 

Photo by Marine 69-71 at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32927176

 

The Pagoda -- Memory Grove Park

          
300 Canyon Road
Salt Lake City
UT
USA
84103

The first memorial constructed in Salt Lake City's Memory Grove Park, The Pagoda honors Utahns who gave their lives for their country during World War I. Built in a classic style in the 1920s, the Pagoda has eight columns supporting a circular crest or entablature (all but the roof). The marble used in its construction was from the same source used in the construction of the Lincoln Monument in Washington, D.C. In 1932 a central octagonal column and urn were added bearing the names of fallen Utahns. Originally created as a city park in 1902, Memory Grove Park was dedicated in 1924 as a memorial for America's soldiers and contains several other monuments in addition to The Pagoda. On August 11, 1999 a tornado passed through Memory Grove Park resulting in the destruction of over 400 old trees. No monuments were damaged.

 

Veterans Memorial Park

          
East Baseline St. between S. 12th Ave. and S. 13th Ave
Cornelius
OR
USA
97113

In Veterans Memorial Park, a memorial wall lists the names of fallen servicemembers from World War 1 to the present day. A bronze statue called "Battlefield Cross" stands in front of the wall, and can be seen in the picture gallery. It depicts a servicemember's helmet, rifle, and boots.

 

WW1 Memorial Plaque

      
 
602 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica
CA
USA
90405

This bronze memorial plaque to WW1 is located in Santa Monica's Memorial Open Air Theatre.

 

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