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Polk County World War Memorial

 
 
Polk County World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Polk County World War Memorial Marker
Inscription. This monument marks this highway that we dedicate to the memory of
      Levi Butler
      Jessie Lewis
      Wallace Lankford
      Zibo Wilson
      Lawson Williams
      Ralph Walker
      Columbus Donstant
who paid the surpreme sacrifice for their home and country and also all those who served in the World War from Polk County, North Carolina. This monument was erected by the School Children and patriotic citizens of the county.

This monument is the untiring effort and patriotic devotion of W.A. Cannon - by his friends.
 
Erected 1920 by School Children and Citizens of the County.
 
Location. 35° 15.095′ N, 82° 11.937′ W. Marker is in Columbus, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Court House Street and Mills Street (North Carolina Highway 108) on Court House Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NC 28722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Old Bill" Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Polk County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Polk County Bicentennial Memorial
Polk County World War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Polk County World War Memorial Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Preserve our Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Round Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Columbus Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brave Devoted Patriots (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tryon Mountain (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. MilitaryRoads & VehiclesWar, World I
 
Polk County World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
3. Polk County World War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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