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Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Hampshire County World War I Memorial

 
 
Hampshire County World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. Hampshire County World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  In honor of Hampshire's sons who gave their lives and their service in the World War
"We are the dead,
Short days ago we lived,
Felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved."

Lieut. Robert W. Gilkeson Corp. James Cleveland Lee Corp. Joshua Davis Slonaker John Frederick Abe Arthur C. Bean Edward Leslie Brown Thomas Franklin Ewers Ferman Lee Fultz Jesse Jones Haines William Lee Horn Harry Myron Jackson Harry Guy Leith Arthur Sylvester nelson Ova Truman Parrill Charles Albert Poland Joseph Rodney Power Marshall Pultz Carter Carson Racey Herman Herbert Racey Elza mayo Saville Roy Sylvester Shanholtzer Willis Richard Shoemaker William Bryan Swisher Foreman Francis Taylor Edgar Triplett Charles C. Wolford

 
Erected 1928 by The Hampshire Review.
 
Location. 39° 20.52′ N, 78° 45.371′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Main St. (U.S. 50) and N. High St. on W. Main St.. Statue is in front of the
Hampshire County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. Hampshire County Courthouse
courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Romney WV 26757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Romney / Early Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Hampshire County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Gilbert Proctor Miller (a few steps from this marker); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson (a few steps from this marker); Old Literary Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Easton Family Homesite (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Hampshire County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
3. Hampshire County World War I Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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