Dedicated to all women past, present, and future who earn the title "Marine."
This statue is a replica of the first statue of a female service member in uniform erected in New Orleans on 10 November 1943 as part of an effort to recruit women into the Marine Corps during World War II.
Erected by Patrick F. Taylor Foundation.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is November 10, 1943.
Location. 38° 32.653′ N, 77° 20.425′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Joplin Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle VA 22172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kwanzan Cherry Tree (a few steps from this marker); Semper Fidelis Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); The Boys of '67 (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th USMC Officers Basic Class 1948
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.