Audie Murphy Hunt County War Memorial
Greenville, Texas
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The Audie Murphy Hunt County War Memorial, located on the grounds of the Audie Murphy American Cotton Museum in Greenville, Texas. The memorial is dedicated to those residents of Hunt County who gave their lives in World War 1, World War 2, Korea and Vietnam. The centerpiece of the memorial is a 10' tall bronze statue by Gordon Thomas of 2nd Lieutenant Audie Leon Murphy, the most decorated soldier in American history. Audie grew up in the area and took his oath in the Greenville post office.

 

The Audie Murphy Hunt County War Memorial.

 

Granite tablets listing the names of the residents of Hunt County who gave their lives in World War 1 and World War 2.

 

Granite tablets listing the names of the residents of Hunt County who gave their lives in World War 2, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

 

The inscription on the front side of the entrance arch to the Audie Murphy Hunt County War Memorial.

(All photos © 2009 Michael W. Pocock
and MaritimeQuest all rights reserved)

 



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Page published Nov. 28, 2009