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Kingwood in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Operation Desert Shield / Operation Desert Storm

1990 - 1991

 
 
Operation Desert Shield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, September 30, 2020
1. Operation Desert Shield Marker
Inscription.  In appreciation of those Preston County service members who participated in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
 
Erected 1992 by The Citizens of Preston County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm.
 
Location. 39° 28.314′ N, 79° 41.248′ W. Marker is in Kingwood, West Virginia, in Preston County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street (West Virginia Route 7) and South Price Street, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Marker is in front of the Preston County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Price St, Kingwood WV 26537, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Preston County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Price's Tavern (here, next to this marker); The Preston County Bell (a few steps from this marker); Kingwood (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Pines” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William G. Brown
Operation Desert Shield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, September 30, 2020
2. Operation Desert Shield Marker
Kingwood Marker seen at rear of photo.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Dunkard Bottom (approx. 2.2 miles away); Albright / Albright Family (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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