On our way to Cripple Creek, Colorado we took the back route. As we approached the city we found the Mt Pisgah Cemetery which had this veterans memorial out front.

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - Gate and Signage

Cripple Creek Memorial – Gate and Signage

Note the memorial is inside the cemetery grounds and subject to open hours.

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - Mt Piscah Cemetery Sign

Cripple Creek Memorial – Mt Piscah Cemetery Sign

The entrance gate has this wonderful sign above them. It is an eye catcher. The correct spelling is Mt Pisgah.

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - POW-MIA Flag with Copter and Gun

Cripple Creek Memorial – POW-MIA Flag with Copter and Gun

This tribute to POW and MIA soldiers is classy.

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - POW-MIA Stone

Cripple Creek Memorial – POW-MIA Stone

A touching tribute to all services.

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - Memorial with Flags

Cripple Creek Memorial – Memorial with Flags

Cripple Creek Memorial - Memorial Plaque

Cripple Creek Memorial – Memorial Plaque

As you can see the memorial contains the names of those that have fallen who had local ties. The name stones are below in the gallery.

 

 

 

If you find yourself near Cripple Creek it is worth a trip to visit the cemetery on the west end of town.

For more info go to:

http://www.visitcripplecreek.com/time-travel/heritage/cemeteries-and-memorials/

 

 

Cripple Creek Memorial - Colorado

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