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Rowlesburg in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Rowlesburg Veterans Memorial
 
Rowlesburg Veterans Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Rowlesburg Veterans Memorial
 
Inscription. In honor of the men and women of the Rowlesburg area who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and in memory of those who gave their lives for their country.
 
Erected 2002 by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cannon Hill Post 3008.
 
Location. 39° 20.781′ N, 79° 40.192′ W. Marker is in Rowlesburg, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of Buffalo Street (State Highway 72) and Poplar Street, on the right when traveling north on Buffalo Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rowlesburg WV 26425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The 1841 Mountain Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Rowlesburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Cannon Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); B&O Viaducts (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of Rowlesburg: "The River Road" (approx. 1.9 miles away); Aurora (approx. 6.2 miles away); Gantz Sand (approx. 6.3 miles away); Old Stone Tavern (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rowlesburg.
 
Caboose Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Caboose
Behind the memorial is this caboose, configured as one used on B&O Railroad.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 228 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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