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Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial

 
 
Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
1. Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Spirit of the American Doughboy
Dedicated to
the memory of our comrades
who entered the service
of thier country
from Ware County
and who gave their lives
in the World War

 
Erected 1935 by Ware Co. Post No. 10 American Legion.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location. 31° 12.606′ N, 82° 21.521′ W. Marker is in Waycross, Georgia, in Ware County. Memorial is on Plant Avenue (U.S. 84), on the right when traveling west. Located between Mary Street and Lott Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waycross GA 31501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waycross Confederate Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Co. F 121st Infantry (about 500 feet away); Methodism Came To Waycross (approx. 0.2 miles away); George W. Barnes Building (approx. 0.2 miles
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away); The Wildes Massacre (approx. ¼ mile away); Senator Nicholas Ware (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nancy Hart Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ware Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waycross.
 
Also see . . .  Waycross, Ga., 'Doughboy' ::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); the link starts at the one at Waycross, Georgia. (Submitted on November 1, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
2. Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" Smithsonian Art Inventory Control Number: 47260017.
Doughboy close-up: E.M. Viquesney - Sculptor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
3. Doughboy close-up: E.M. Viquesney - Sculptor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,400 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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