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Volusia County Memorial to World War Heroes

Volusia County Memorial to World War Heroesloupe
Riverside Park
New Smyrna Beach

This is a memorial to all Volusia County citizens who died in all wars.  It consists of a bronze sculpture of an eagle sitting atop a cross.  Hanging from the front of the cross is a World War I helmet.  Beneath is a coquina limestone base, surrounded by a circular walkway with concrete memorial tablets emblazoned with various military insignia. The base and flag were dedicated in 1927 and one plaque was added in 1959


"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +

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