Blue Star Memorial Highway

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Blue Star Memorial Highway marker on Interstate 81 northbound near New Market, Virginia

Blue Star Memorial Highways are highways in the United States that are marked to pay tribute to the U.S. armed forces. The National Council of State Garden Clubs, now known as National Garden Clubs, Inc., started the program in 1945 after World War II. The blue star was used on service flags to denote a service member fighting in the war. The program has since been expanded to include Memorial Markers[1] and Memorial By-ways (since 1994).[2] These markers are used in National Cemeteries, parks, veterans facilities, and gardens.



  • Scenic Highway 98, Baldwin County starting at MontroseDaphne city line and traveling north through Montrose
    • Sponsored by the Montrose Garden Club
    • Dedicated April 18, 2015 in a ceremony held at Knights of Columbus Hall
  • US 31 just north of Prattville


Marker in Anchor Point, Alaska


  • I-30; Marker is at the Arkansas Welcome Center on East-bound I-30 just outside of Texarkansa.
  • There also is a marker at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro Ar,
  • Interstate 55 at the Arkansas Welcome Center in Blytheville AR. Mile marker 68 southbound.





Perry, Florida


Brunswick, Georgia
  • I-75 at the Georgia Welcome center near Ringgold.
  • I-75 at the Georgia Welcome center in Lowndes County.
  • I-75 at the Georgia Rest area in Cook County.
  • I-75 at the Georgia Rest area in Dooly County.
  • I-75 at the Georgia Rest area in Monroe County.
  • I-75 at the Georgia Rest area in Turner County.
  • I-95 at the Georgia Welcome center near Savannah.[9]
  • SR 13 (Buford Highway) between Rest Haven and Buford
  • SR 13 (Buford Highway), Cornelia
  • Lumpkin Street near the University of Georgia, Athens
  • Covington (Hwy 36) Monticello Street SW at Church Street
  • In front of the Thomas County Courthouse, Thomasville
  • Along GA27/US341 in front of the Appling County Public Library, Baxley, Appling County
  • Along GA37 in Fort Gaines, Clay County
  • Along GA35/GA133 in Moultrie, Colquitt County
  • In Riverfront Park, Albany, Dougherty County
  • In Marshes of Glynn Overlook Park, off US 17, Brunswich, Glynn County
  • Along US19 in roadside park, Mitchell County
  • Along GA18/US41 in front of the American Legion buildings in Forsyth, Monroe County
  • Along GA153 in Ellaville, Schley County
  • Along GA38/US84 in front of the Screven City Hall, Screven
  • Along GA3/GA30/US19 in Americus, Sumter County
  • Along US1 in roadside park, Toombs County
  • Along GA4/US1/US23 in Ware County
  • Along US341 in Jesup, Wayne County
  • In Georgia Veterans State Park, Crisp County


  • IL 43 (South Harlem Avenue) at the intersection of Will County Route 74 (West Laraway Road) in Frankfort in 1980.[10]
  • 95th Street & Cook Avenue in Oak Lawn; Across from Oak Lawn Village Library.[11]
  • Illinois Route 43 (North Harlem Avenue) at the intersection on North Avondale Avenue (approx. 6300 North)
  • East Lake Ave., Glenview Blue Star Memorial Highway and Woods.


2/21/1950 Terre Haute H1
2/21/1950 Centerville H1
12/11/1950 G.C. of Indiana H3
8/12/1953 Indiana State G.C. ?
5/3/1971 Indiana G.C. H2
1/7/1974 Garden Clubs of Indiana H1
6/7/1978 Garden Clubs of Indiana H2
7/16/1979 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. H1
7/16/1979 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. – Southeast District H1
9/28/1979 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. – Northwest District H1
5/12/1980 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. – Central District H1
12/18/1982 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. – Southwest District H2
4/18/1985 New Castle G.C. B1
4/18/1985 Brown County G.C., Nashville, IN B1
12/9/1987 Hobart G.C., Hobart B1
4/29/1991 Southbend G.C., Southbend H1
6/20/1991 G.C. of Indiana, Inc., Pendleton H1
4/3/1992 G.C. of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis B1
5/31/1996 Plainfield G.C., Danville B1
2/13/1997 Marengo G.C., Hardinsburg B1
3/9/1998 G.C. of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis B1
8/24/1998 Dyer G.C., Dyer B1
1/18/1999 Dirt Diggers G.C., Paoli B1
1/28/1999 Flower Lane G.C., Columbus B1
3/4/1999 G.C. of Indiana, Inc., Hardinsburg H1
3/22/2000 G.C. of Indiana, Inc. B1
1/8/2001 Peru G.C. B1
6/12/2002 Come into the Garden B1
5/19/2003 Terrace G.C. B1
7/21/2004 Cultivating G.C. H1
2/10/2005 G.C. of Marion H1
5/6/2005 Central District of IN H1
10/11/2005 G.C. of Indiana, Inc., District II B1
12/22/2008 Vale of Paradise, Valpariso H1
7/13/2009 Portage G.C., Gilbert Park, Portage, IN B1
1/10/2012 Westwood G.C., VFW Post 1114, Evansville B 1
4/30/2012 G.C. of Indiana, S. Dan Jones Rd., Avon H 1
6/22/2013 Gibson County Fairgrounds, Princeton/Green Thumb Garden Club of Princeton, Inc. M1
8/1/2013 Lincoln State Park, Lincoln City/

Christmas Lake Village GC

9/14/2013 Black River Rest Area on I-64 near Griff, Princeton/

Green Thumb GC of Princeton, Inc.

9/14/2013 Gibson County Fairgrounds, Princeton/

Green Thumb GC of Princeton, Inc.

6/1/2014 Veterans Memorial Park, 303 W. Henry St., Syracuse/ Syracuse-Wawasee GC B1
11/1/2014 Eastside Park, Eastside Park Dr., Washington/

Washington Arts & Flowers GC

11/9/2014 Courthouse Square; Hwy 46-Greensburg/

Give un Take & Greensburg Nightbloomer GC's

7/1/2015 Hobart Historical Society, 706 E. 4th St., Hobart/

Hobart Garden Club

3/2/2016 200 W. Main St., Winamac IN/Iris‐Elm GC BBy‐Way/1
4/11/2016 Civic Center, 200 Block Main St., Sullivan IN/Sullivan County Garden Club IN BBy‐Way/1
4/20/2016 9301 Madison‐Crown Point, IN/North West District/ The Garden Club of Indiana, Inc. BMemorial/1
4/19/2016 1 Matter Park Circle, Marion IN/

The Garden Club of Marion IN

6/16/2016 Corner of Manor Ave. & Ridge Rd., Munster IN/ North West District; Munster Garden Club BBy‐Way/1
6/16/2016 R.L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, 1481 W 10th St., Indianapolis IN/ The Garden Club of Indiana; Indiana's2016 Bicentennial BMemorial/1
4/12/2017 Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart IN/The Four Winds Garden Club BBy‐Way/1
7/23/2017 Gateway Drive/HWY 50 East along sidewalk(east)/ Washington Arts & Flowers Garden Club Bhighway/1
7/23/2017 Crown Point Courthouse Square – Corner of Court & Joliet St – SW of Lake County Court House, Crown Point IN BBy‐Way/1
5/5/2019 Clay Township Government Center, 10701 Twp. Gov. Center, Indianapolis IN 46280/Broad Ripple Garden Club BHighway/1
Fall/2020 Boonville Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Boonville, IN/ Boonville GC, The Garden Club of Indiana, Inc BBy‐Way/1
5/31/2021 Wolf Lake Memorial Park, 2324 Calumet Ave., Hammond, IN/ The GC of IN, Inc, NW District GMemorial/1



Smith Center Garden Club National Garden Clubs Roadside Park



Date Location[16] Sponsor
February 25, 1955 Fort Pike State Park Off Hwy 90, New Orleans New Orleans Federated Council of Garden Clubs
November 14, 1972 Chef Menteur Hwy. (Hwy. 90) at Michoud Blvd., New Orleans Les Belles Fleures Garden Club
December 2, 1972 Gen. DeGaulle Dr. In median at Mardi Gras Blvd.(West Bank) Algiers, Aurora, and Buena Vista Garden Clubs
November 14, 1972 Gentilly Blvd. (Hwy. 90) In median at Gentilly Woods Shopping Center, New Orleans Pontchartrain Garden Club
March 2, 1996 St. Bernard Hwy, (LA 46) Dela Ronde Home Ruins, Chalmette
(lost in Katrina - August 2005)
Green Thumb Garden Club
March 2, 1996 St. Bernard Hwy. (LA 46) Arabi Green Thumb Garden Club
Nov 1997 Judge Perez Dr. at Culture Center, Chalmette (lost in Katrina - August 2005) Green Thumb Garden Club
April 26, 2002 City Park Botanical Gardens by the Flag Pole Federated Council of New Orleans Garden Clubs
October 19, 2008 Hwy 23/Belle Chase Hwy Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS/JRB) District I & II
June 6, 2010 The National WWII Museum, 1001 Magazine St., New Orleans "Freedom Isn't Free" Project, LGCF, Inc.
November 11, 2010 Hwy 23/Bell Creative Planters Garden Club
April 11, 1961 International Airport, New Orleans. Original Lost; Replaced on August 22, 2011 Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
1973 Jefferson Hwy LaBarre Rd. New Orleans Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
1973 Bridge City-West Bank (Hwy. 90) at foot of Huey P. Long Bridge Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
Nov.11 1996 Franklin Ave. at Stumpf Blvd. West Bank, Gretna Twilight Gardeners Association, Gretna
September 11, 2002 Parterre Memorial Gardens in Lafreniere Park, Metairie District II Garden Clubs
November 6, 2010 North End of Hwy 3134, (Intersect w/Barataria Blvd,) Marrero Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs
November 6, 2010 799 Jean Lafitte Blvd, Jean Lafitte Better Swamps & Garden Club
April 6, 2011 Kenner Veteran's Park, 1901 Williams Blvd, Kenner Chateux Estates Garden Club
May 6, 2011 Argonne St. & Transcontinental Ave., Metairie Petals of North Bridgedale Garden Club
November 10, 2011 Veterans Memorial Blvd and North Causeway Blvd, Metairie Jefferson Parish Council of Garden Clubs, Inc.
March 20, 2012 400 Block of Terry Parkway, Terrytown Terrytown Garden Club
December 3, 1966 Hwy. 90 at Brashear Ave. In median with Eternal Flame Morgan City Garden Club
March 11, 1967 Evangeline Thru-way at Tourist Information Center Lafayette Garden Club
November 1966 Hwy. 90/182, New Orleans Blvd. Terrebonne Garden Club
May 25, 1998 Hwy. 90 at South-East Blvd. Bayou Vista Garden Club
April 24, 1999 LA1 at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux Thibodaux Garden Club
November 11, 1999 Hwy. 90 at Hwy. 182, Entrance to City at Tourist Center Patterson Garden Club
June 28, 2000 Hwy. 90/Service Rd., St. Mary Parish Tourist Center Franklin Garden Club
November 11, 2000 LA Hwy. 96, Parish Building, 301 West Port St. St. Martinville Garden Club
June 4, 2002 Jackson St. at West 10th St. Chaisson Park Thibodaux Garden Club
May 27, 2002 1010 Main St. Sugar City Plaza, Jeanerette New Iberia Garden Club
November 13, 2003 Convention & Visitors Bureau Hwy. 14, Iberia Parish New Iberia Garden Club
November 10, 2004 Patterson City Hall, Hwy 182 Patterson Garden Club
July 4, 2004 Veterans Park - Berard St., Breaux Bridge Breaux Bridge Garden Club
May 9, 2005 City Hall, Loreauville Azalea Garden Club
May 29, 2005 City Hall Grounds on Main St. Gueydan Garden Club
April 26, 2009 Hwy 182, 300 Patti Dr., Berwick Civic Center Berwick Garden Club
Welcome Center at 1-20, Shreveport West Shreveport Federated Garden Clubs
November 11, 1978 Hwy 1 at entrance to LSU- Shreveport Pierremont Hills Garden Club
Hwy 71 South 8 miles from Arkansas State Line Hosston Garden Study Club
April 7, 1974 Old Minden Rd. at Benton Rd. Bossier City Garden Club
October 27, 2003 Turner's Pond by Lakeview United Methodist Church, Lake Shore Dr., Minden Town & Country Garden Club
Unknown Hwy 165, Bastrop Bastrop Garden Club
June 1952 Roadside Park Hwy. 167 North Ruston Garden Club
November 11, 1954 Hwy 15 & Loop Rd. Roadside Park Winnsboro Garden Club
March 1, 1957 Hwy 15, Wisner Wisner Garden Club
1987 Hwy 17, Epps Epps Garden Club
1970's Hwy 17 at Hwy. 80, Delhi Delhi Garden Club
May 30, 1968 Hwy 165, West Monroe of the Twin Cities Welcome Garden Club
May 30, 1968 Hwy 34 South, Monroe Monroe Garden Club
November 11, 1994 LA Hwy 84, Tourist Center Vidalia Garden Club
May 15, 2007 Hwy 84 at Bayou Cocodrie Welcome Sign Ferriday Garden Club
November 6, 2007 Hwy 167 South, Jonesboro Jonesboro Hodge Garden Club
May 15, 1956 Old Spanish Trail in median at Pontchartrain Dr. & Carey St. Bayou Liberty Garden Club
1965 Hwy.61 at Florida Blvd./Airline (Cortana Mall) (destroyed) Baton Rouge Garden Club
April 1963 Hwy I-55 Tourist Information Center, Hammond Pine Cone Garden Club
November 1989 Cate Square Park Hammond Garden Club
July 1, 2006 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge Garden Club
May 31, 2004 Hwy 16 at City Hall Stem & Stamen Garden Club
July 4, 2007 Corner of Pine St. and the RailRoad Ponchatoula Gardenetts and Community Garden Club
October 27, 2007 Hwy 36/21 St Tammany Fire District 12, Station 124 Covington Garden Club
November 11, 2007 Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park Plaquemine Garden Club
November 11, 2008 Hwy Bus 61, 305 River Rd. S, In front of the USS Kidd Baton Rouge Garden Club
November 11, 2008 Veterans Blvd between Florida Blvd and Range Ave Denham Springs Garden Club
1960 Hwy 190 West at Tourist Information Center (Exit 19B from I-49) Opelousas Garden Club
Nov.11 1964 Hwy 171 at Washington St. DeRidder Gardenettes
Nov.11 1966 Hwy 27 at Roselawn Cemetery (Exit 20 from I-10) Town & Country and Sulphur Garden Club
May 28, 1994 LA Hwy 103 (Exit 25 from I-49) Washington Garden Club
November 11, 1998 LA Hwy 383 City Hall Complex, Iowa Iowa Garden Club
November 11, 2000 LA Hwy 90 at Tourist Center, Lake Charles
(remounted after Hurricane Rita - 2005) photo
Lake Charles and Diggers & Weeders Garden Club of Lake Charles
May 15, 2004 Hwy 90 at 250 West Laurel; Post Office, Eunice Bulb and Blossom Garden Club
October 2, 2004 Hwy 165 - 4th St. at the Gazebo, Kinder Spade & Hope Garden Club
November 10, 2006 City Hall, 126 E. Main St. Ville Platte Magnolia Garden Club
May 26, 2007 SW Intersection of LA Hwy 13 and Interstate 10 Crowley Garden Club
Nov 1968 Hwy 167/71, MacArthur Dr. at Richard Avenue Alexandria and Airview Terrace Garden Club
April 1, 1996 101 West Lee St., Leesville Sponsored by the Alexandria Garden Club
October 25, 2000 LA Hwy 1- Clarence Edwards Park Marksville Garden Club
December 7, 2009 Alexandria Air Force Base Alexandria Garden Club
April 12, 2011 LGCF, Inc. Headquarters, 1606 Water St., Lecompte LGCF, Inc. 75th Anniversary (1934 - 2009)


The history of Blue Star Memorial Highways in Maine, according to Maine Garden Clubs:

• 1946 — Garden Club Federation of Maine adopts program.

• 1947 — U.S. Route 1 designated as Maine's Blue Star Memorial Highway. This covered 546 miles from Fort Kent to Kittery.

• 1957 — U.S. Route 1 and U.S. 1-A, starting at the junction of Route 1A and 1 in Stockton Springs and extending via Bangor and Brewer to the junction of Route 1A and 1 in Ellsworth, are designated as Blue Star Memorial Highways.

• 1972 — U.S. Route 2, including Skowhegan, and state Route 3, are designated Blue Star Memorial Highways. This gave Maine 952 miles of Blue Star Memorial Highway.

• 1974 — State Route 157 and U.S. Route 201, from the junction of Route 1 at Brunswick to the Canadian border near Jackman, is designated a Blue Star Memorial Highway, giving Maine a total of 1171.6 miles of designated highway.

• 1981 — The new entrance to Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta is designated a Blue Star Memorial Highway.






New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

A paved blue star and historical marker at the southbound I-95 Welcome Center in Pleasant Hill, NC
I-77 rest area, near Mooresville, NC
Milepost 41 – Westbound Buncombe/Henderson County Rest Area (dedicated on July 18, 2008).[21]
Milepost 68 – Westbound Welcome Center.[21]
Milepost 82 – Westbound McDowell County Rest Area.[21]
Milepost 136 – Eastbound Catawba County Rest Area.[21]
Milepost 364 – Duplin County Rest Area (dedicated on April 6, 2005).[21]
Milepost 105 – Southbound Welcome Center (dedicated on July 21, 2006).[21]
Milepost 181 – Southbound Welcome Center.[21]
15th Avenue Place SE, in Hickory.[21]
New Hamlet Senior Center, in Hamlet (dedicated on October 18, 1984).[21]
Hay Street at Freedom Memorial Park, in Fayetteville (dedicated on March 3, 1956).[21]
Milepost 282 – Northwest Visitor Center (dedicated on September 14, 2010).[22][23]
Near City Hall towards Camp Lejeune, in Jacksonville (dedicated on May 27, 1984).[21]


  • Blue Star Memorial By-Way, dedicated by the Dogwood Garden Club of Red Fork, Oklahoma to recognize military personnel for their service to the United States of America and the many service men and women have passed through Tulsa during their time in defending the country. Location: Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, Oklahoma


Milwaukie, Oregon
Milwaukie, Oregon
  • Blue Star Memorial Rose Garden, Veterans Administration Healthcare System, Roseburg, Oregon. Location: Interstate 5, Garden Valley Blvd exit, west on Garden Valley. left(South) on Centennial Dr.-VA Roseburg entrance. Blue Star Memorial is located on the corner of Centennial Dr & NW Veterans Way.
  • Washburne Wayside, Highway 99W, north of Junction City.[24] Blue This marker is no longer here. The State sold the land and the marker was removed.
  • Corvallis, Oregon on 99N, to the left of the entrance ramp on to road leading to I5
  • Santiam Pass, Oregon Hwy 20 at Tombstone Wayside.
  • Albany, Oregon, Waverly Park, Albany (28) Located right off I-5 and the entrance to Albany, Dedicated June 1, 1991.
  • Alsea, Oregon, Alsea Memorial Garden (29) BWM Located in Alsea, close to OR Hwy 34, Dedicated June 21, 1991.
  • Albany, Oregon, Linn County Veterans Memorial (63) Located in Albany's Timber Linn Park, off I-5, Dedicated May 17, 2008.
  • Lebanon, Oregon, Edward C Allsworth Veteran's Home (81), Dedicated July 20, 2017
  • Milwaukie, Oregon, Milwaukie Bay Park, On 99E
  • Ontario, Oregon, Oregon Trail Rest Area on I-84 West exit 377


At the Sideling Hill rest area
Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker - Media PA

Rhode Island

  • Dedication held on October 8, 2013. Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
    (First Town in Rhode Island to place a Blue Star Memorial Marker.)

South Carolina

Milepost 0 – Eastbound Welcome Center.[28]
Milepost 92 – Eastbound Kershaw County Rest Area.[28]
Milepost 89 – Southbound Welcome Center.[28]
Milepost 0 – Northbound Welcome Center.[28]
Milepost 103 – Southbound Welcome Center.[28]
At the northbound I-95 South Carolina Welcome Center in Hardeeville, South Carolina.
Milepost 4 – Northbound Welcome Center.[28]
Milepost 194 – Southbound Welcome Center.[28]
At York Street and Richland Avenue intersection, in Aiken.[28]
West end of the Gervais Street Bridge, in Columbia.[28]
On South Carolina State Capital grounds, in Columbia.[28]
Near Sesquicentennial State Park entrance, north of Columbia.[28]
At Hampton Park, in Camden.[28]
SC 151 intersection, in McBee (dedicated on April 14, 1953; rededicated on May 23, 2011); it was the sixth established blue star in the state.[29][30]
Near North Carolina state line, in Chesterfield County.[31]


Virginia Blue Star Memorial Highway.


  • Tarrant County - FM 1220 (Boat Club Road) just south of WJ Boaz Road
  • U.S. 59 from Houston to Texarkana (designated 1976)
  • FM 3188 from State 94 to its end at Camp Olympia in Trinity County (1983)
  • U.S. 271 from Paris to Gladewater (1978)
  • U.S. 287 from the Anderson-Houston county line to the Johnson-Ellis county line (1976).
  • U.S. 385 from Big Bend National Park north to the Oklahoma state line north of Dalhart (1976).
  • State 155 from Palestine to Linden (1975)
  • U.S. 77 from the Oklahoma state line at Gainesville to Denton, then via other highways the New Mexico state line (1947 and 1953).
  • SS 496 at Avondale from its junction with U.S. 287 southeasterly via Saginaw, Fort Worth and Kennedale to its junction with U.S. 287 in Mansfield (1988)


Milepost 0 – Northbound Carroll County Rest Area (dedicated on May 30, 2005).[34]
Milepost 0 – Northbound Greensville County Rest Area.[35]
  • U.S. Route 1 in Fairfax County[36]
  • Virginia State Route 3 in Lancaster County (effective on July 1, 2011).[37][38]
  • U.S. Route 301 from the Maryland State Line to Business U.S. Route 301 north of Bowling Green; thence via Business U.S. Route 301 to U.S. Route 301 south of Bowling Green and via Richmond, Colonial Heights, Petersburg and Emporia to the North Carolina State Line. (General Assembly 2-24-48) [39]
  • U.S. Route 15 in Fluvanna County, on the campus of Fork Union Military Academy.
  • U.S. Route 17 in the City of Chesapeake, running south from Route 64 down to the North Carolina border. The highway was dedicated on May 24, 2017.


  • Old Pacific Highway, Vancouver, Washington. Oldest and newest (having been removed, restored and re-dedicated) Blue Star Memorial Highway Memorial Marker in state of Washington. Located at Covington House.
  • Gateway Park, Interstate 90, Otis Orchards. Rest stop and park on the Washington side of the Idaho/Washington state line on Interstate 90. Sign located East of the buildings toward the car parking.
  • Green Lake Park, N. 69th Street and Aurora Avenue North on the west side of highway in Seattle. Restored Blue Star Memorial Highway Memorial Marker.
  • Veterans' Hospital on Beacon Hill, Seattle. New Blue Star Memorial Marker dedicated on August 5, 2016, at the garden main entrance to the hospital by the Greater Seattle and Chinook Districts of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs and affiliate of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.
  • Gee Creek Rest Area, I-5 at Ridgeview, Washington by Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs

Long Lake Garden Club in Port Orchard maintains a Blue Star marker at Retsil Veterans Home and Hospital in Port Orchard

  • Hwy12 Mossyrock Dam North Recreational fishing area parking lot. What 3 words address ///absence.outwit.misled


Routes in Wyoming designated as Blue Star Memorial Highways include Interstate 25 (markers at Southeast Wyoming Information Center, exit 4, and at Chugwater Rest Area, exit 54), Interstate 80 (marker at Ft. Steele Rest Area, exit 228), I-25 Business Route through Douglas (marker near downtown on Yellowstone Highway), U.S. Route 85 (marker at Mule Creek Jct. Rest Area, mile marker 196). Blue Star Memorial markers are also located in Cody, Riverton and Worland.


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  2. ^ a b c George Unrine & Judy Laird, Blue Star Memorial Highways & Byways Archived November 20, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, California Garden Clubs, Inc.
  3. ^ Morris Communications, The Milepost, 59th edition, page 635, ISBN 978-189215421-7
  4. ^ "2008 Named Freeways, Highways, Structures and Other Appurtenances in California" (PDF). California Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 9, 2010.
  5. ^ Retrieved January 2, 2011.
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  7. ^ a b c d e f "List of Designated Roads in Florida" (PDF). Florida Department of Transportation. September 12, 2019. Retrieved August 15, 2021.
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  9. ^ "Blue Star Memorial Highway I". Georgia Historical Society. 2008. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  10. ^ "Blue Star Memorial Program". National Garden Clubs. Archived from the original on 2014-05-25.
  11. ^ "Oak Lawn Garden Club". May 1963.
  12. ^ "I-70 eastbound rest stop near Plainfield Indiana exit - Blue Star Memorial Highway Markers on". Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  13. ^ "Blue Star Memorial - US 50 - North Vernon, IN - Blue Star Memorial Highway Markers on". Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  14. ^ "New Home for Blue Star Markers". INSIDE. Iowa Department of Transportation. January 2009. Retrieved September 12, 2011.
  15. ^ Barkley Regional Airport
  16. ^ Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. keeps the official list of all Louisiana Blue Star Memorial Highways and Markers Archived March 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ Michigan Department of Transportation list of memorial highways Archived July 11, 2012, at
  18. ^ a b "MN Blue Star Markers". mngardenclubs. Retrieved 2020-04-11.
  19. ^ Operations; Turnpikes; Blue Star Turnpike (New Hampshire Department of Transportation: Bureau of Turnpikes)
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  31. ^ " - US 1 Blue Star, Marlboro County". Retrieved June 19, 2011.
  32. ^ a b c Tennessee Code, Title 54, Chapter 5, Part 10, Section 54-5-1001
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  34. ^ "". Archived from the original on July 8, 2009. Retrieved July 15, 2009.
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  36. ^ Virginia DOT Press Release Archived January 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, October 4, 2005
  37. ^ "SB 780: Recordation and Grantor Taxes" (PDF). Retrieved December 27, 2011.
  38. ^ "HB 1735 Blue Star Memorial Highway; designates entire length of Route 3 in Lancaster County". Retrieved December 27, 2011.
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