Granite Monument. Inscription – “Dedicated to the Men of Upson County Who Sacrificed their Lives in World War I.” “Colored”- list 9 names, “White” - list of 7 names”.
Also, a bronze plaque inside the courthouse lists the same sixteen names as the outside granite monument. Inscription – “Erected by the John Houston Chapter – In Honor of the Men of Upson County Who Died in Service in the Great War for the Cause of World Liberty – 1920.”
Construction of this Veterans Memorial lin front of the new Walton County Government Building is ongoing.
The granite monument, dedicated in 1956, was moved from the VFW Post 4421 to this new Veteran Memorial location. Inscription: “ Dedicated to the Memory of Our Men from Walton County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice. Walton County Post 4421, 1956.
The WW1 side of this monument contains the names of twenty-two servicemen.
This statue, one of E.M. Viquesney's iconic Spirit of the American Doughboy sculptures, was cast in zinc. Although the doughboy was originally equipped with a bayonet, the bayonet was lost sometime after 1967. The statue's base features a bronze plaque that reads:
THE MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES
WHO ENTERED THE SERVICE
OF THEIR COUNTRY
FROM WARE COUNTY
AND WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE WORLD WAR
WARE CO. POST NO. 10, AMERICAN LEGION
NOVEMBER 11, 1935
Site also includes “Flame of Freedom” monument, dedicated November 11, 1969.
On the grounds of the Washington County Courthouse, this plaza consists of individual monuments to those residents that fought and died in the U.S. wars. The monument for WW1 reads: “In sacred memory of the men of Washington County who made the supreme sacrifice in World War 1,” and lists eight names.
All wars monument on courthouse grounds. Inscription: “Dedicated to the memory of those of Wayne County, Georgia, who served our country in military service during all wars.”
Single, engraved, granite stone.
Inscription: “Veterans - this marker Honoring Veterans from Webster County, serving in all wars.”
Granite memorial plaza, Central monolith with brass eagle on top. Semi-circular low wall of granite stones are inscribed with names. The WW1 stone contains the names of 40 soldiers who served. The central monolith is inscribed with 10 casualties. A unique feature is a granite speaker’s podium.