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

World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. World War I Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of the men of Kanawha County, West Virginia, who gave their lives in the World War, 1917-1918
 
Erected by American Legion Auxiliary to Kanawha Post No. 20.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 38° 21.069′ N, 81° 37.829′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Memorial is on Dickinson Street just west of Donnally Street when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Dickinson St, 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. Mattie V. Lee Home, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Garnet High School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Block (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Block (about 600 feet away); State Capitol (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Price Ratrie Greenspace (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
2. World War I Memorial
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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 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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