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Auburn in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Auburn WWI Memorial

 
 
Auburn WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 13, 2017
1. Auburn WWI Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of
The Auburn Men
who gave their lives
in the
World War

 
Erected 1919 by D.A.R. Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 32° 36.252′ N, 85° 28.976′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Alabama, in Lee County. Memorial is on West Thach Avenue west of South College Street, on the right when traveling west. Located just south of Samford Hall among the plants. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Thach Avenue, Auburn University AL 36849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Desegregation at Auburn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lathe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn University Chapel (about 400 feet away); Auburn - Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toomers Corner And The Bank Of Auburn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Auburn 1865~Present / The "Loveliest Village"
Auburn WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 13, 2017
2. Auburn WWI Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Auburn United Methodist Church Founder's Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away); City Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
More about this memorial. The college name was changed to Alabama Polytechnic Institute in 1899, then renamed Auburn in 1960.
 
Also see . . .  Auburn University history from their website. (Submitted on August 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of memorial near rear of Samford Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 13, 2017
3. View of memorial near rear of Samford Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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