HRVATSKA NADA (Croation Hope) - Gallup, New Mexico
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N 35° 32.048 W 108° 43.732
12S E 705906 N 3934651
Quick Description: Memorial honoring the Croatian immigrants who came to America and settled in Gallup, New Mexico
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 6/27/2012 12:12:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMEQJ8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
The Croatian Hope Memorial is located in Gallup's Babe Ruth Park, on the north side of I-40. A foot bridge from the park to the west leads visitors to the memorial. Dedicated bricks are laid out in a walkway entrance about 6 feet wide that lines the path through the area right up to the monument.

Text on Memorial:

(Croatian Hope)

This memorial is dedicated to the Croatian Immigrants and their families, who migrated from their homeland in the late 1800's. They came to America to fulfill a dream - to provided the best possible life for their families and future generations to come. They settled in Gallup, New Mexico where the coal mining industry provided an opportunity for work. Today, many Croatian families still reside in Gallup, where the traditions and heritage of our Croatian ancestors continues to be passed on from generation to generation.

Croatian Catholic Union of USA & Canada Lodge #59
"Sacred Heart of Jesus" Gallup, NM
Gallup, New Mexico

Dedication - July 17, 1999
Who placed it?: Croatian Catholic Union of USA and Canada Lodge #59

When was it placed?: July 17, 1999

Who is honored?: Croatian Immigrants

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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