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Revolutionary War Veterans Minuteman Memorial -- Pensacola, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 30° 24.771 W 087° 12.207
16R E 480459 N 3364551
Quick Description: A Revolutionary War Memorial erected in Pensacola's Veterans Memorial Park.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/17/2015 10:51:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMND2C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
A difficult to read Revolutionary war Memorial stands proudly along Adm. Mason walkway in Pensacola Veteran's Memorial Park. This memorial is near the Submarine Memorial and the World War II Memorial.

The memorial is engraved as follows:

[front]

Revolutionary War Veterans Minuteman Memorial
1775 – 1783
Erected by
Florida Society SAR
Pensacola chapters

[seal of Sons of the American Revolution]
[seal of Daughters of the American Revolution]

[north side]

"Minuteman

“By the wide bridge that arched the flood,
their Flag to April's breeze unfurled,
here once embattled Farmers stood
and fired the shot heard around the world.”
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson -–

Dedicated
To all patriots that through their service and support established the United States of America"

[back side]

"Those who hammer their guns into plows
Will plow for those who do not."
-- Unknown author

Major Sponsors
BP p.l.c.
Bullock Tice and Associates
Terhaar & Cronley
Whitesell-Green Inc.

[south side]

"Not gold but only men can make
A people great and strong.
Men who for only on honor's sake
Stand fast and suffer long."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson -–"
Type of Memorial: Monument

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