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

World War II

1941 - 1945

 
 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the men and women of Person County who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during World War II
 
Erected 2009 by the Citizens of Person County and the Rotary Club of Roxboro.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 36° 23.629′ N, 78° 59.034′ W. Marker is in Roxboro, North Carolina, in Person County. Memorial is on Court Street just west of North Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1930 Court 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. Confederate Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Person County Courthouse Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Korea (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Lester Blackwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Person County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Site Of The Dowdy Hotel Jones Hotel And Hotel Roxboro (within shouting distance of this marker); The Newells Jewelers (about 300 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 27 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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