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Surry in Surry County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Surry County War Memorial

 
 
Surry County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
1. Surry County War Memorial
Inscription.
(Center)
“At the going down
of the sun and in
the morning we will
remember them.”

Erected A.D. 1947

(Left)
1917 - 1918
To the members of
the Armed Forces of World War I
from
Surry County

They fought that democracy might survive.
They with their comrades in arms bore high the
torch of freedom. In victory they kept its flame
alive and passed it on to a later generation in
their fight for the liberties of man.

To them with pride and grateful remembrance
of their patriotism and valorous service
their county has erected this memorial.

(Right)
1941 - 1945
To the members of
the Armed Forces of World War II
from
Surry County

They are numbered with those who
took up the quarrel with the foes of freedom
and carried freedom’s torch to victory over
despotism and oppression. They kept the faith.
They fought that civilization might survive.

To commemorate their heroic service in behalf
of mankind, their county with conscious pride
has erected this memorial.

 
Erected 1947.
 
Location. 37° 
World War I plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
2. World War I plaque
8.274′ N, 76° 50.092′ W. Marker is in Surry, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Trail East (Virginia Route 10) near Rolfe Highway (Virginia Route 31). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Colonial Trail East, Surry VA 23883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chanco (a few steps from this marker); Surry County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith’s Fort Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Organization of the Christian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pleasant Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chippokes Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); History on Crouch’s Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Surry.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
World War II plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
3. World War II plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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