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Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of all Veterans who honorably served a grateful nation in the past, the present and the future. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Freedom is not always free.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 29.416′ N, 80° 8.231′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Memorial can be reached from Maple Avenue 0.3 miles east of Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S. 19), on the left when traveling east. After taking an immediate left turn at the cemetery entrance, the marker is beneath the flagpole and beside the Veterans Monument on the right hand side. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 Maple Avenue, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graves of the Pierponts (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel (about 400 feet away); Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away); Woodlawn Cemetery Historic District (about 400 feet away); Alpheus F. Haymond / Thomas S. Haymond
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
2. Veterans Memorial
The marker is on the right while the Veterans Monument is on the left.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Francis H. Pierpont Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fairmont (approx. half a mile away); Attack on Fairmont (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Last updated on May 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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