Canton in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Haywood County World War II Monument
This Monument is Dedicated to the Men and Women of Haywood County who served during World War II and to those who gave their lives in defense of our country.
A nearby stone marker lists local World War II
Congressional Medal of Honor Winners
"For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty"
William D. Halyburton, Jr.
10 May 1945.
18 October 1944.
The remaining five sides of the six-sided main monument lists the names of Haywood County World War II veterans and the year they entered service.
Location. 35° 31.959′ N, 82° 50.375′ W. Marker is in Canton, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Park Street (State Highway 19/23). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NC 28716, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as Morning Star Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Locust Field Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rutherford Trace (approx. 1.6 miles away); Garden Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Armed Forces from Clyde Town-ship (approx. 4 miles away); The Shook House (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford Trace (approx. 7.1 miles away); Honorable Chief Junaluska (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Categories. • War, World II •
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