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Franklin in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pendleton County World War I Memorial

 
 
Pendleton County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
1. Pendleton County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
"By fairy hands their knell is rung
by forms unseen their dirge is sung"
Dedicated to
these heroes
of
Pendleton County
who made
the supreme sacrifice
in the World War
1914 - 1918

Killed in action
John Dayton Dove - Riverton
Raymond L. Harman - Franklin
William Orbrey Lambert - Dry Run

Died of Wounds or Disease
Clinton Dickenson - Brandywine
Isaac Roy Hedrick - Ruddle
Walter Scott Homan - Franklin
Abram E. Kimble - Branch
Garnett O. Nelson - Riverton
Charles C. Meadows - Ruddle
Edward J. Mullenax - Dry Run
Olin S. Simmons - Brandywine
Price Simmons - Circleville
Foster Vandevander - Circleville
Roy Warner - Riverton
Leon J. Wimer - Ruddle

 
Erected by Pendleton County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 38.5′ N, 79° 19.893′ W. Marker is in Franklin, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 220) and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Located at the entrance to the Pendleton County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Franklin WV 26807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Pendleton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Pendleton County Courthouse
other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin (a few steps from this marker); McCoy House (within shouting distance of this marker); Devonian Shale (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confederate Prayer Service (approx. 1.8 miles away); Murder of Ambrose Meadows (approx. 2.6 miles away); Trout Rock (approx. 3.4 miles away); Trout Rock Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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