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Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial League WWI Memorial

 
 
Memorial League WWI Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Memorial League WWI Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
all Black Men of
Greeensville County, Va.
who served in the
United States
Armed Forces
during World War I

By
Trustees of Memorial League
D.L. Bradley
W.E. Hall
M.H. Knox
N.C. Walker

 
Erected by Memorial League.
 
Location. 36° 41.887′ N, 77° 32.046′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Street and Ruffin Street, on the right when traveling north on Halifax Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emporia Railroad History (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Day (approx. half a mile away); Butts Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Fearnought (approx. half a mile away); Hicksford Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tarleton's Movements (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hicksford Raid Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Emporia.
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, World I
 
Halifax Street & Ruffin Street image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. Halifax Street & Ruffin Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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