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Near Hartland in Clay County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge

 
 
Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
1. Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Named in honor of Ozro, Johnie, Burman, Eugene and Lawson Jones, brothers who grew up in Hartland in Clay County and served in the Army during World War II. Burman, Ozro, and Johnie were killed in action during the war. After the war, Eugene remained in the Army and was killed with 12 others in a glider crash in 1950. Lawson later retired from the Air Force.
 
Erected 2012 by Clay County Commission and West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
 
Location. 38° 25.922′ N, 81° 6.78′ W. Marker is near Hartland, West Virginia, in Clay County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 16 and Elkhurst Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 16. It is at the bridge over the Elk River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maysel WV 25133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clay County Korean Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½
Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Marker
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miles away); Clay County WWI & WWII Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Clay County Viet Nam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Floyd T. Sargent (approx. 2½ miles away); Benjamin L. Stephenson (approx. 2½ miles away); Clay (approx. 2½ miles away); Union Militias (approx. 3.4 miles away); William C. Markle (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Over the Elk River in Clay County, West Virginia image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
3. Jones Brothers Memorial Bridge Over the Elk River in Clay County, West Virginia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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May. 18, 2022