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Gauley Bridge in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Gauley Bridge War Memorial

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
1. Gauley Bridge War Memorial
Inscription.  Today we stand on a silent battlefield. The smoke of guns long since cooled hangs densely about our feet. Thousands of white crosses honor the noble dead. The wars are over. And the empty echoes of yesterday’s cannons ring dimly in our ears.

The Gauley Bridge War Memorial Stands in Honor of the Brave Men and Women of Gauley Bridge Who Gave Their Lives So We Might Be Free.

Dedicated by the Town of Gauley Bridge, May 30, 1988. Charles H. Keenan, Mayor; Mary F. Blackwell, Recorder. Council: Ruby I. Winebrenner, T. Harvey Layne, Jr., Roy E. Young, Guy H. Waugh, Thomas J. Goldston.

Edmond “Bum” Code Post #129, American Legion Department of West Virginia. Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ted Christian, Jr. Post No. 8366, Department of Virginia.

 
Erected 1988 by the Town of Gauley Bridge.
 
Location. 38° 9.861′ N, 81° 11.821′ W. Marker is in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gauley Bridge WV 25085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Gauley Bridge War Memorial
crow flies. Battles For The Bridges (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gauley Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Reynolds (approx. 1.4 miles away); Christopher Q. Tompkins / Gauley Mount (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hawk’s Nest (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hawk’s Nest Tunnel (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ancient Works (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gauley Bridge.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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