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Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Raleigh County World War II Memorial

 
 
Raleigh County World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
1. Raleigh County World War II Memorial
Inscription.  In grateful tribute toward the living and the dead who through their valiant efforts and bitter sacrifice have made America great, is this shrine dedicated by the Senior Girl Scouts of Raleigh County. Let us hold in honored memory those who served their country in World War II.
 
Erected by Senior Girl Scouts of Raleigh County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 37° 46.647′ N, 81° 11.388′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Memorial is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. On the grounds of the Raleigh County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eccles Mine Explosions (here, next to this marker); Beckley (here, next to this marker); Raleigh County (here, next to this marker); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion (a few steps from this marker); Citizens Hall Of Fame (a few steps from this marker); Flame Of Freedom
Raleigh County World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
2. Raleigh County World War II Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated (within shouting distance of this marker); The Attar Center (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
 
Raleigh County World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
3. Raleigh County World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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