Girard Veterans Memorial
Girard, Texas

The Girard Veterans Memorial, located at the Girard Cemetery on Highway 70 near Girard, Texas. The memorial is dedicated to all veterans of all wars who lived in the Girard community. The memorial, dedicated on Memorial Day (May 28), 2001, was made possible by a financial contribution made by Frank and Bessie Gale, who are both are interned in the cemetery.

Close-up of the center stone.

Close-up of the left hand tablet listing the names of those who served.

Close-up of the right hand tablet listing the names of those who served.

Overview of the memorial. The chapel was also built with the funds donated by the Gale family. In addition the grounds were beautified and expanded and perpetual care for the grounds was provided. contribution.

Overview of the grounds.

The site seen from the highway, as you can see it is some distance from the main road.
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Page published May 8, 2012