Complement of black granite monuments. Eleven names are listed on the WW1 portion of one of the monuments.
Founded in 1967, The Lowndes County Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the rich history of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia. The society operates the Lowndes County Historical Museum.
This museum contains a rare collection of WW1 artifacts and displays, including the “Trench Shotgun”, invented by Valdosta native, William Eager.
Adjacent to Lumpkin County Tax Commission, this series of walls made of native stone with inlays of black granite is inscribed with names of those that served from this county. A single alphabetical listing includes all wars.
Inscriptions: God and the Service Members.
In times of danger
Not before, but;
When danger has passed
And everything is right
God is forgotten
The Service members denied.
“Lumpkin County honors those men and women for bravery, service, leadership, and sacrifices which maintained our American Way of Life. Lumpkin County has not forgotten its sons and daughters.”
Granite obelisk on courthouse grounds. Attached brass plaque has the following inscription: “To Honor and Remember All Americans In Service To Their Country From The Revolution To The Operation Desert Storm. Citizens of Macon County, GA. July 4, 1991.”
Note: In nearby Montezuma, a granite memorial, adjacent to the railroad station, lists names of Macon Co. war dead from WW2, Korea, and Vietnam.
Garden area on courthouse grounds with inscribed bricks for all American wars.
Granite marker at flagpole on the grounds of the county courthouse.
Inscription - In Grateful Memory of Marion Veterans Who Served Freedom and Democracy - November 11, 2001.
Granite marker on the corner of the McDuffie Courthouse Square. (Shrubbery may be obscuring this monument.) It is inscribed with those who died from this county for WWI, WWII, and Korea. There are 4 names for WWI.
Inscription: “In sacred memory of the men of McDuffie County who made the supreme sacrifice.
Woodmen of the World Memorial. “
Plaque on granite base at courthouse steps – “ Men of Meriwether Who Gave Their All”. Listing six names from World War I. “American Legion Post 186”.
Also on courthouse grounds – Granite obelisk – “Erected by Grateful Citizens of Meriwether County, under the auspices of The David Meriwether Chapter – Daughters of the American Revolution.”
Adjacent to Cotton Hall, this granite memorial wall contains the names of all those that served from this county, including a significant list of those for World War One.
White granite monument - Sponsored by Cherokee Garden Club 1949.
Inscription: “Honoring all who served and dedicated to the memory of those from Mitchell County who made the supreme sacrifice for the freedom of all men from oppression.”
Individual names are inscribed, but appear faded and are unreadable in the photographs.