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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Hickory Highway

 
 
Old Hickory Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
1. Old Hickory Highway Marker
Inscription.
Old Hickory Highway
Erected in loving
Memory of those
Who served in
The World War

 
Erected 1930 by War Mothers of North Carolina.
 
Location. 35° 46.864′ N, 78° 38.319′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on East Edenton Street west of North Wilmington Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medical Society of North Carolina (here, next to this marker); North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Blakely Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Experimental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Regarding Old Hickory Highway. The granite marker was
Old Hickory Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
2. Old Hickory Highway Marker
dedicated September 29, 1930. It was sponsored by the Raleigh Chapter No. 10 of the American War Mothers to commemorate the service of North Carolina's soldiers of the U.S. Army's 30th Division. Also known as the "Old Hickory" Division, these soldiers fought and died to break the Hindenburg Line in France during World War I.

This marker is inventoried by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Old Hickory Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
3. Old Hickory Highway Marker
NC State Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, March 7, 2011
4. NC State Capitol
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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