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Baton Rouge LA—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Baton Rouge Gold Star Families Memorial Monument has been established to honor, recognize, and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Site location:

Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park
900 State Capitol Drive
Baton Rouge, LA

Benjamin Allen and Joseph Lindsley were the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Committee Members

James Baehr
Kari Kramer Ayala

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, contact the Foundation at monument@woodywilliams.org.

This monument was dedicated on September 30 2018

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Woody Williams Foundation of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.


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