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Barboursville in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Woody Williams Bridge

 
 
Woody Williams Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Woody Williams Bridge Marker
Inscription. Bridge named for Hershel "Woody" Williams, who as a corporal in 3rd Marine Div. during World War II won Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism against the Japanese at Iwo Jima, 23 February 1945.
 
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.9′ N, 82° 17.466′ W. Marker is in Barboursville, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Midland Trail (US 60). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barboursville WV 25504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barboursville Engagement (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Virginia Colored Children's Home (approx. 4.6 miles away); Guyandotte (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Guyandotte (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Guyandotte (approx. 5.4 miles away); Madie Carroll House (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Barboursville.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Woody Williams Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Woody Williams Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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