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Worth Co. - Sylvester - Courthouse Memorialloupe
Worth County Courthouse North Main Street and East Kelly Street
Sylvester
GA
USA
31791
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

On the exterior courthouse entrance is an aluminum memorial plaque that is embossed with the names of those that died from this county - War Between the States, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

Also, on the grounds of this courthouse is a memorial obelisk to all wars.
Inscription: “In honor and memory of those from Worth County who sacrificed their lives , those missing in action, and those who served in defense of their country.” Dedicated May 27, 1989.”

 
Tift Co. - Tifton - Veterans Memorial Park    loupe
GA 125 (Main Street) and First Street
Tifton
GA
USA
31794
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Walking memorial park along the downtown railroad track.
The central granite monument is inscribed with names from all wars.

Inscription: “Dedicated to the memory of those who gave so much that we may live in peace and freedom.”

Also, there is an eternal flame located at the county courthouse. 2nd Street and Tift Avenue.

 
Dougherty Co. - Albany - Flint River Memorial Bridgeloupe
Business HWY 82 at the Flint River
Albany
GA
USA
31705
1920

Memorial Bridge. Built in 1920 and rebuilt in 2015. Plaques at each end of the bridge.

1920 plaques. “As the enduring expression of a community's pride and gratitude, this bridge was erected A.D. 1920, as a memorial to those who went from Dougherty County to serve their country in the World War. 1917 - 1919.”

“We hold in grateful remembrance those who stepped from the pursuits of peace in response to the call of their country and of civilization and in the World War 1917-1919 offering themselves for the maintenance of American rights for the preservation of American ideals and for the realization of humanity’s hopes.”

2015 Plaque. Flint River Bridge. Rededicated in 2015. See photo for inscription.

 
Ben Hill Co. - Fitzgerald - Honor Rollloupe
100 Lee Street and 200 Central Avenue
Fitzgerald
GA
USA
31750
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Honor roll memorial of granite rectangular slabs surrounding a central monolith located in the median park of West Central Avenue.

The stone for World War I lists eight names.

 
DeKalb County - Decatur - Honor Rollloupe
Old Courthouse on the Square 101 East Court Square
Decatur
GA
USA
30030
November 11, 1928
Photos courtesy of Michael Hitt and Lamar Veatch

DeKalb County Honor Roll. Memorial bronze plaques located in the main lobby area of the Old DeKalb County Courthouse. A total of twenty-three names are contained, including six under the heading of “Colored”.

Inscription: “Erected November 11, 1928 By Young Matrons’ Chapter Service Star Legion.”

A second bronze plaque is inscribed: “Dedicated to those of DeKalb County, GA: Who offered their lives in humanity’s defense in the war of the nations and in memory of those who gave their last full measure of devotion. Erected November 11, 1927 By Young Matrons’ Chapter Service Star Legion.”

 
Chattahoochee Co. - Cusseta - Veterans Marker	loupe
Chattahoochee County Courthouse
Cusseta
GA
USA
31805
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Large granite boulder with engraved plaque.

Inscription: “VFW Post 5000 Honors Veterans of Foreign Wars for Preserving Freedom for All Citizens of the United States of America.”

 
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Baker Co. - Newton - Memorialloupe
GA Hwy 200 at Red Rhodes Rd.
Newton
GA
USA
39870
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Granite monument with inscribed names for WW2, Korea, and Vietnam.
There are no names in the WW1 space. This monument is mounted on a inscribed brick plaza.

Inscription: In Honor of Those Who Served - Let Us Not Forget
In Gratitude to those Now Serving

 
Clay Co. - Fort Gaines - Clay County War Deadloupe
Clay County Courthouse 210 South Washington Street
Fort Gaines
GA
USA
39851
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Bronzed aluminum plaque in the wall inside the Clay County Courthouse. The single name of John Clarence Edwards is listed for World War 1. The war dead for the later wars up to Vietnam are included

 
Randolph Co. - Shellman - Veterans Memorial Parkloupe
Intersection of Payne Street and Park Avenue
Shellman
GA
USA
39886
May 22, 2010
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
 
Terrell Co. - Dawson - Veterans Memorial Monumentloupe
Intersection of Randolph Avenue and Forrester Dr. (HWY 82)
Dawson
GA
USA
39842
September 2001
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Inscribed:  “Erle Cocke, Jr. Veterans Memorial Monument”  Decorative concrete block square plaza,  with granite memorial and commemorative inscription inlays.

 
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Turner Co. - Ashburn - Memorialloupe
Turner County Courthouse McLendon and College Streets
Ashburn
GA
USA
31714
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

American Legion. Eagle Monument.  Brick and Granite. On the Grounds of the Turner County Courthouse. 

 
Crisp Co. - Cordele - Georgia Veterans State Park   loupe
2459-H US Highway 280 West
Cordele
GA
USA
31015
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Located at Lake Blackshear, the Georgia Veterans State Park has a memorial section and a military museum.

 
Sumter Co. - Americus - Memorial of Honorloupe
Sumter County Courthouse 500 W. Lamar St.
Americus
GA
USA
31709
January 28, 1990
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Located on the grounds of the Sumter County Courthouse, this multi-stone memorial is dedicated principally to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Luther H. Story, US Army, who died in Korea, Sept. 1, 1950.

The memorial also is inscribed with the names of those from Sumter County who died in WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam. There are 8 names for WW1.

Inscription: “In honor of those who gave their all in our four wars, dedicated to all veterans of Sumter County to the honor and glory of those who bravely served to keep our country a land of freedom. Erected by the John H. Mathis American Legion Post # 2.”

 
Sumter Co. - Americus - Spirit of the American Doughboy loupe
Rees Park at Bosworth Street
Americus
GA
USA
31709
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

This E. M. Viquesney Spirit of the American Doughboy statue, sitting on a base of Georgia granite, was dedicated on November 21, 1921 at the intersection of Lee and Lamar Streets, and was moved during World War II to its present site. It honors the men of Sumter Country who died in World War I.  It depicts a life-sized copper WWI infantryman, in a running stance, amidst the barbed wire and stumps of No Man's Land.

The bronze plaque on base of statue reads: “Sumter County affectionately remembers her sons who died, and those who offered themselves, as willing sacrifices in the cause of our country. 1917*World War*1918.

 
Schley Co. - Ellaville - Memorial Fountainloupe
South Broad St. at Oglethorpe St
Ellaville
GA
USA
31806
May 23, 1987
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

“Memorial Fountain - Dedicated by Thomas Edwin Wall Post 191, American Legion, as a memorial to Schley County veterans. May 23, 1987.”

 
Webster Co. - Preston - Veterans Marker	loupe
Webster County Courthouse Hamilton and Washington Streets.
Preston
GA
USA
31824
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Single, engraved, granite stone.

Inscription: “Veterans - this marker Honoring Veterans from Webster County, serving in all wars.”

 
Glascock Co. - Gibson - Memorial Obeliskloupe
Glascock County Courthouse East Main St. at Palmer St.
Gibson
GA
USA
30810
1952
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Granite obelisk listing those from Glascock County that died in WW1, WW2, and Korea. Three of the five names from the Memorial Database for this county are listed on this monument.

Inscription: “Honoring those of Glascock County who served their country in time of war. These made the supreme sacrifice. Erected by Post 231 American Legion 1952”.

 
Marion Co. - Buena Vista - Memorial Stoneloupe
Marion County Courthouse
Buena Vista
GA
USA
31803
November 11, 2001
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

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.

 
Macon Co. - Oglethorpe - All Wars Memorialloupe
Macon County Courthouse 121 Sumter Street
Oglethorpe
GA
USA
31068
July 4, 1991
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

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.

 
Taylor Co. - Butler - Veterans’ Memorialloupe
Taylor County Courthouse 2 North Broad Street
Butler
GA
USA
31006
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch

Granite monument for all services in all wars. 

Inscription: “Dedicated to all the men and women in Taylor Co. who served in the Armed Forces of the United States.  American Legion. Taylor County. Post 124”

 

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