War Memorial - Jenks, Oklahoma

War Memorial - Jenks, Oklahoma

This war memorial is located in Veterans Park at Jenks, Oklahoma. It was placed by American Legion Post No. 95. This park is a very beautiful setting for a memorial. The memorial is made from gray granite 10' high and features an American flag draped over the top of this obelisk style monument. A monument obelisk is a narrow, four-sided monument with a pyramidal shape at the top. Different ancient cultures built them to symbolize a God, an important astronomical event, or to commemorate the achievements of an important person. There is an American flag and an Oklahoma flag located on either side of the monument. The front of the memorial reads "Dedicated to all those who have served". The inscription on the back reads "For those who have fought for it, peace has a meaning the protected will never know- author unknown".

 

Date of Installation:

November 11, 2005

Organization Responsible for Installation:

American Legion Jenks Post No. 95, Jenks Oklahoma

Memorial War Era(s):

Persian Gulf
Panama
Lebanon/Grenada
Vietnam
Korea
WWII
WWI

Location:

Veterans Park 300 block of South Birch St Jenks, Oklahoma 74037

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War Memorial - Jenks, Oklahoma

War Memorial - Jenks, Oklahoma

War Memorial - Jenks, Oklahoma

 

Published on February 26, 2019