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

Citizens Hall Of Fame

City Of Beckley

 

— May 11, 1985 —

 
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By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
1. Citizens Hall Of Fame Marker
Inscription.  General Alfred Beckley
Founder of our city

John H. McCulloch
Mayor of Beckley 1970-1983

Fireman Steven Horwath
Killed in the line of duty Nov. 24, 1960

Capt. Jon A McBride, U.S.N.
Astronaut-Space shuttle pilot Oct. 5, 1984

Police Sgt. David L. Lilly
Killed in the line of duty May 12, 1975

Patrolman Carl D. Buckland
Killed in the line of duty Aug. 26, 1956
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 37° 46.65′ N, 81° 11.4′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is on N. Heber Street, on the right when traveling north. On the grounds of the Shoemaker Square next to 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. Beckley (a few steps from this marker); Raleigh County World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Eccles Mine Explosions (a few steps from this marker); Raleigh County (within shouting distance

Citizens Hall Of Fame Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
2. Citizens Hall Of Fame Marker
of this marker); Upper Big Branch Mine Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); Flame Of Freedom (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.
 
Citizens Hall Of Fame Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
3. Citizens Hall Of Fame Marker
Nearby marker.
 
 
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 33 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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