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Roxboro in Person County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Korea

The Forgotten War Remembered

 

— 25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953 —

 
Korea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Korea Marker
Inscription.  
To all who answered our nation's call and to so many who paid the Ultimate Price to keep a tiny nation free

U.S. Troops: 1,789,000 served, 54,246 dead, 7,140 POW, 8,177 MIA, 103,284 wounded
 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 36° 23.612′ N, 78° 59.046′ W. Marker is in Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Memorial is on Abbitt Street just west of South Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 S Main St, Roxboro NC 27573, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Person County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Robert Lester Blackwell (here, next to this marker); Site Of The Dowdy Hotel Jones Hotel And Hotel Roxboro (a few steps from this marker); Person County Courthouse Site (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial

Korea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Korea Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); The Newells Jewelers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roxboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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