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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

World War I Memorial

1917 - 1918

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  In grateful recognition of the heroism and sacrifice of the men of Kanawha County West Virginia who gave themselves for liberty and humanity during the World War
 
Erected 1925 by Kanawha Valley Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 38° 21.03′ N, 81° 37.989′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Memorial is on Lee Way, 0.1 miles east of Capitol Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 Lee St E, Charleston WV 25301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Block (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named World War I Memorial
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. World War I Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mattie V. Lee Home, Inc. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Israel - 1873 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garnet High School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
3. World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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