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

Veterans Monument

 
 
Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
1. Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
To the memory of the veterans of Marion County, W.Va. who faithfully served their country during the Revolutionary War
1775-1783
The War of 1812
The Mexican War
1845-1848

Dedicated May 30, 1930 to the memory of the veterans of Marion County, W.Va. who faithfully served their country during
1861 - The Civil War - 1865
Sponsored by the Ladies of Meade Circle D.A.R."

To the memory of the veterans of Marion County, W.Va. who faithfully served their country during
1898 1902
The Spanish-American War

To the memory of the veterans of Marion County, W.Va. who faithfully served their country during
1917 1918
The World War
 
Erected 1930 by Ladies of Meade Circle D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 39° 29.352′ N, 80° 8.218′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Memorial
Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
2. Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War Plaque
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can be reached from the intersection of Maple Avenue and Anderson Street, on the left when traveling east. After taking an immediate left turn at the cemetery entrance, the monument is beside the flagpole 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 (here, next to this marker); Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Woodlawn Cemetery Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alpheus F. Haymond / Thomas S. Haymond (approx. ¼ mile away); Francis H. Pierpont Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Attack on Fairmont (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairmont (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
Civil War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
3. Civil War Plaque
Spanish American War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
4. Spanish American War Plaque
World War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
5. World War Plaque
Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, May 1, 2021
6. Veterans Monument
The Monument is on the left, while the Veterans Marker, which recognizes all service after World War I, is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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