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Paw Paw Korean War Memorial

 
 
Paw Paw Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 25, 2020
1. Paw Paw Korean War Memorial
Inscription.  
This plaque is dedicated in honor of the men and women of Paw Paw, W. Va. and the surrounding area who served their country in the Korean War

This memorial is dedicated in sincere tribute to the living and dead whose valiant efforts and unselfish sacrifices have made America great.

God grant that the liberty of humanity won only by brave souls and vigilantly guarded shall live on with increased strength and spirit perpetuated for all ages to come, more lasting than words, more glorious than praise is our gratitude for their unselfishness.

 
Erected by The Paw Paw Veterans Memorial Committee.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 39° 32.06′ N, 78° 27.433′ W. Marker is in Paw Paw, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Memorial is at the intersection of Henry W. Miller Highway (West Virginia Route 9) and Winchester Street (County Road 16), on the right when traveling south on Henry W. Miller Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paw Paw WV 25434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roll of Honor (here, next to this marker); Paw Paw, W. Va Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); In Memoriam (here, next to this marker); Paw Paw / Paw Paw Tunnel / The Fruit (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paw Paw (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Olive United Methodist Church Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Virginia (Morgan County) / Maryland (approx. ¼ mile away); Going Against the Grain (approx. 1.1 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paw Paw.
 
Paw Paw Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), April 25, 2020
2. Paw Paw Korean War Memorial
Veterans Memorial and Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 7, 2006
3. Veterans Memorial and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 21, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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