Lonoke County War Memorial -- Lonoke AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 34° 47.200 W 091° 53.988
15S E 600657 N 3849937
Quick Description: A sleek multi-war veterans memorials stands on the northwest corner of the Lonoke County courthouse grounds
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2015 3:40:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJNQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This tall gray granite multi-war memorial was erected by the citizens of Lonoke County in 1988. although dedicated to all veterans of Lonoke County, this memorial is engraved with the names of every person from Lonoke County who fought and died in each of the American wars in the 20th and 21st centuries.

The dedication of the memorial reads as follows:

"Dedicated By Citizens Of
Lonoke County
November 12, 1988

We Dedicate This Monument To All Lonoke County Veterans With Roll Of Honor For Those Who Died During War Times

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends. John 19:13

World War I
Honor Roll
[list of names]

World War II
Honor Roll
[list of names]

Korean War
Honor Roll
[list of names]

Viet-Nam War
Honor Roll
[list of names]

Desert Storm
Honor Roll
[list of names]"

On the four sides of the memorial, different 20th and 21st century wars are listed, with the roll of honor names inscribed underneath the name of each conflict.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korean War Viet-Nam War Desert Storm


In Honor Of: all Lonoke County veterans

Marker Text:
Dedicated By Citizens Of Lonoke County November 12, 1988 We Dedicate This Monument To All Lonoke County Veterans With Roll Of Honor For Those Who Died During War Times Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends. John 19:13


Date of dedication: 12 Nov 1988

Who Put it Here?: citizens of Lonoke County

Description of Memorial:
located on the northwest corner of the Lonoke County courthouse grounds in downtown Lonoke AR


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