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Monuments, Memorials & Historic Sites

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Johns Creek – Veterans Memorial Walkloupe
3150 Old Alabama Road
Johns Creek
GA
USA
30022
All photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
Photo-engraved monolith plaques of all American overseas conflicts from World War 1.  This walk includes tributes to Women in Service and Purple Heart recipients.  Individual brick pavers continue to be added.
 
Johnson Co. - Wrightsville - All Wars Memorialloupe
Courthouse Square
Wrightsville
GA
USA
31096
 "Dedicated July 4, 1991, by American Legion Post 44, as a memorial to all Johnson County veterans who served their country in all past wars and conflicts.  May they never be forgotten for their sacrifice and devotion to duty."
 
Jones Co. - Gray - Jones County Veterans Monumentloupe
110 South Jefferson St.
Gray
GA
USA
31032

Dedicated to all Jones Countians who served our country and in the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice that we may enjoy the blessings of liberty.  Erected 2006 by the citizens of Jones County”.   The WW1 monument is inscribed with twenty-one names.

 
Lamar Co. – Barnesville – American Legion Memorialloupe
401 Thomaston St
Barnesville
GA
USA
30204
November 11, 2002
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

“Dedicated To All The Men and Women Who Served Our Country During The Major Wars of the 20th Century.”  American Legion – Martin-Moore Post No. 25 – Dedicated Nov. 11, 2002 – in memory of Louis Lashley.    

 
Lamar County – Barnesville – Courthouse Monumentloupe
326 Thomaston Street
Barnesville
GA
USA
30204
1948
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

All Wars monument on the Lamar County Courthouse grounds.

“Dedicated to the Everlasting Memory of Those from Lamar County Who Gave Their Lives in the Service of Our Country.” For World War One, the monument contains twelve names.

 
Lanier Co. - Lakeland - Commemorative Markersloupe
Lanier County Courthouse - 100 Main St.
Lakeland
GA
USA
31635
November 11, 2012
Photos courtesy of Brooklyn Reese

Description:  Granite monuments, one in the shape of the county, commemorating the service of those from this area.  (Lanier County took its territory from parts of Berrien, Clinch and Lowndes counties in 1920. It is named for poet Sidney Lanier.

Inscriptions:  “Commemorating the military service of those men and women from Lanier County Georgia.”  “Dedicated to those who served in the armed forces of the United States so that we might live in peace and freedom. World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm.”

 

An image of KIA soldier from Lanier County - Robert Delmus (Buster) Williams is included in the gallery. 

 
Laurens Co. - Dublin - Honor Roll World War - 1917-1918loupe
101 North Jefferson St.
Dublin
GA
USA
31021

"Laurens County Honor Roll World War - to their country in time of need these pledged life, fortune and sacred honor.”  Twenty-three names are inscribed on the plaque.

 Erected by the Oconee Chapter - United Daughters of the Confederacy  - in remembrance of those from Laurens County who died in the World War.

 
Liberty Co. - Hinesville - Courthouse Markerloupe
South Main St. and West Court St.
Hinesville
GA
USA
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Single all wars memorial marker on courthouse grounds. Inscription: “Dedicated to the honor and memory of all veterans who served in the armed forces of our country in all wars. Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6602 and Ladies Auxiliary.”
(See also Veterans Memorial Walk in Liberty Co. - Hinesville)

 
Liberty Co. - Hinesville - Veterans Memorial Walkloupe
Bryan Commons Park 438 W Oglethorpe Hwy
Hinesville
GA
USA
31313
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Part of a larger park, this plaza is paved with inscribed granite slabs. (See also Courthouse marker Liberty Co. - Hinesville)

 
Lincoln Co. - Lincolnton - War Memorialloupe
Lincoln County Courthouse, 210 Humphrey Street
Lincolnton
GA
USA
30817
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
“In Sacred Memory of the Men of Lincoln County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice” Woodmen of the World Memorial.  WW1 - Iraq War.
 

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Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

Contact: georgia@worldwar1centennial.org

Commission Members

  • Mr. Scott Delius, Atlanta
  • Mr. Rick Elder, Sylvania
  • Mr. Samuel Friedman, Atlanta
  • Mr. Thomas Lacy, Peachtree City (vice-chair)
  • Dr. John Morrow, Athens
  • Dr. Billy Wells, Dahlonega (Chair)

Executive Director:

Dr. Thomas H. Jackson, Jr., University System of Georgia

Federal Commissioner for Georgia

Dr. Monique Seefried, Atlanta

Commission Associates

  • Dr. Lamar Veatch, University of North Georgia
  • Mr. Keith Antonia, University of North Georgia

 

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Future Meetings:

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