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Kingwood in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Operation Desert Shield / Operation Desert Storm

1990 - 1991

 
 
Operation Desert Shield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, September 30, 2020
1. Operation Desert Shield Marker
Inscription.  In appreciation of those Preston County service members who participated in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
 
Erected 1992 by The Citizens of Preston County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm.
 
Location. 39° 28.31′ N, 79° 41.288′ W. Marker is in Kingwood, West Virginia, in Preston County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street (West Virginia Route 7) and South Price Street, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Marker is in front of the Preston County Court House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Price St, Kingwood WV 26537, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Preston County Bell (here, next to this marker); Kingwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Preston County Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Preston County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Operation Desert Shield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, September 30, 2020
2. Operation Desert Shield Marker
Kingwood Marker seen at rear of photo.
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Price's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Pines” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James C. McGrew (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingwood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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