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Veterans Memorial

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 629

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 7, 2021
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
As you stand here gazing at the American Flag waving freely in the wind, remember how brave men and women left their families, traveled unfamiliar lands and fought, for one sole purpose, so that United States Citizens remain as free as a flag in the breeze.
Cindy Brown

For those who gave their all and for those who gave more.
To those Veterans this is proudly dedicated.
 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 629.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 28.508′ N, 80° 9.101′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Memorial is at the intersection of Fairmont Avenue (U.S. 250) and 8th Street, on the left when traveling south on Fairmont Avenue. The marker lies in front of VFW Post 629 at the base of the flag display. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 804 Fairmont Ave, 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. A different marker also named Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); The Sesquicentennial of Christ Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Highgate Carriage House (about 500 feet away); East/West Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); David Morgan (1721–1813) / Patriot, Defender (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Father’s Day Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named First Father's Day Service (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, June 7, 2021
2. Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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