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Houston Heights WWII Memorial | Heartfelt Tribute

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 11:34 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor

The Houston Heights WWII Memorial is truly special.  Inscribed into a pylon in the center of a beautifully rendered granite monument are the names of the 224 men from the Houston Heights area who sacrificed their lives during World War II on our behalf.  All of the other Houston Heights residents who also served in […]

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Vietnam War Memorial in Shopping Center of Houston, TX

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Art & Culture, Cemeteries & Memorials, Sculptures

This Vietnam War Memorial is located in the middle of a shopping center parking lot in Houston off of Bellaire Boulevard.  The address is 11360 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, Texas 77072. It is a touching tribute to the United States soldiers as well as civilians who fought and endured the sufferings of that war fighting communism. […]

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Glenwood Cemetery Houston | Who’s Who of Spectacular Grave Sites

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Nonprofits & Charities, Sculptures

If you are looking to visit a spectacular cemetery with opulent grave sites located in a breathtaking setting you need to plan a visit to Glenwood Cemetery Houston. This enchanting cemetery is bounded by Washington Avenue on the north with Memorial Drive and Buffalo Bayou to the south.  The entrance is located on Washington Avenue […]

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Cullinan Park in Sugar Land, TX | A Huge Wildlife Haven

Posted: June 5, 2017 at 2:26 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Houston Metro Area, Nonprofits & Charities, Parks & Outdoor, Sugar Land

Cullinan Park is a vast forested and wetland area consisting of 754 acres.  It is located off of Highway 6 just north of the Sugar Land Regional Airport. My husband and I recently visited there.  The first thing noticed after driving into the park and parking is the small but nice picnic area.  Currently there […]

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Harris County War Memorial Monument in Bear Creek Park

Posted: August 28, 2016 at 11:17 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials

Harris County War Memorial This is actually a series of monuments originated in 1985. The location of this poignant grouping of monuments is in Bear Creek Pioneers Park.  This is a Harris County park just outside the Houston city limits to the west. Sadly, names are being continually added.  They honor residents of Harris County […]

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Lauren’s Garden in Market Square Park, Houston, TX

Posted: May 29, 2016 at 8:19 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor

In Memoriam Lauren’s Garden is located in the historic Market Square Park in downtown Houston. The address is 301 Milam St., Houston, Texas 77002. Lauren Catuzzi Grandcolas was just one of the many people killed on that infamous day of September 11, 2001 when America was under siege by a handful of terrorists. Lauren loved […]

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Touching Fallen Warriors Memorial in NW Houston

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 4:10 am   /   Cemeteries & Memorials

The Fallen Warriors Memorial in the northwest portion of Houston is very touching.  I can well imagine that it brings some solace to the friends and particularly the family members who view this impressive display. Many years ago we went to the movable exhibit of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.  It was temporarily here in […]

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Impressive Houston Police Officer’s Memorial

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 10:49 pm   /   Cemeteries & Memorials, Parks & Outdoor

My husband and I have been driving past this Houston Police Officer’s Memorial for many years.  For some of those years we did not even realize the significance of what it was. One day we decided to stop and take a closer look at it. This first photo pretty much shows what one would see […]

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