“When we assumed the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen”. ~ George Washington
This quote and statue is a reminder of the soldiers who battle in war for the freedom we have in our country. As is from the camera, taken in a small town located in the midwestern part of the United States.


  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 5 years ago

    This is so very moving, Marie. xoxo

  • I thought of you when I saw this, Lori. I am happy you like it.xxx

    – Marie Sharp

  • chijude
    chijudeover 5 years ago

    A beautiful memorial and sculpture.. a bringing together of the distant and recent past. Lovely work Marie.

  • Thank you for your nice comments!:)

    – Marie Sharp

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omarover 5 years ago

    Awesome!!!!!! xoxoxoxo

  • Thank you so much, Sally!xxxxxx

    – Marie Sharp

  • Forget-me-not
    Forget-me-notover 5 years ago

    This is nice. Where is it located?

  • Thank you so much. My husband and I visited several towns that day and I don’t remember where this was taken.

    – Marie Sharp

  • marieangel
    marieangelover 5 years ago


  • Thank you so very much:)

    – Marie Sharp

  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 5 years ago

    That’s a beautiful and striking image, Marie! You got my vote!

  • Thank you so very much, steppeland!

    – Marie Sharp

  • steppeland
    steppelandabout 5 years ago

    Congrats with the challenge win!

  • I so appreciate your kindness, steppeland!

    – Marie Sharp

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelabout 5 years ago

    Marie, congratulations on your challenge win! This is a superb photograph!

  • Thank you so very much, Cora!!

    – Marie Sharp

  • JaninesWorld
    JaninesWorldover 4 years ago

    A wonderful powerful image and a fantastic statue.

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindalmost 2 years ago

    Wow Marie, incredible quote to go with this beautiful statue. Touching post and wonderful image. Love this so much. Warm hugs, shar xoxoxoxox♥

  • I so appreciate your nice comments, Shar! Hugs and Blessings!♥♥

    – Marie Sharp

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