USS Franklin plaques to be dedicated in Memorial Park in Stuart Florida on Veterans Day.

Shipmate Sam Rhodes stands in front of the monument that he has worked for tirelessly to memorialize the fallen crew of the USS Franklin.

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The dedication of the plaques will take place on Veterans Day, November 11, 2013 at Memorial Park in Stuart Florida.

The local paper has written an article on Sam and his efforts in the following link: Eve Samples_ WWII veteran wants public memorial for his fallen shipmates – TC Palm

To donate to this memorial, please make check payable to “USS Franklin Memorial Plaques,” and send to Samuel Rhodes, 1867 N.E. Ridge Ave., Jensen Beach, FL 34957

2 thoughts on “USS Franklin plaques to be dedicated in Memorial Park in Stuart Florida on Veterans Day.

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