Baxter Memorial Park
Melrose, New Mexico

An F-100A Super Saber (53-1533) is the centerpiece at Baxter Memorial Park in the village of Melrose, New Mexico. The park is situated alongside the highway and features several covered pavilions and places for gatherings.

A banner of support for troops currently serving in armed conflicts.

The Melrose Veterans Memorial, dedicated to all those who served in the Armed Forces. The stones to the right and left memorial list the names of local citizens who served in armed conflicts from the Civil War to the current wars in the Middle East.

Close-up of the dedication stone.

Close-up of the front stone, which apparently lists the names of those who lost their lives in service of the United States.

Overview of Baxter Memorial Park.
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Page published Apr. 11, 2012