Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Wilmington Light Infantry
The Civil War, The Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II.
This plaque is to be prominently displayed on the Washington Light Infantry Armory Building in perpetual memory of this historic military organization.
Deeded to the City of Wilmington the 17th day of September 1951 by Wilmington Light Infantry Reserve Corps
Erected 1951 by Wilmington Light Infantry Reserve Corps.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1951.
Location. 34° 14.156′ N, 77° 56.65′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker can be reached from Market Street (U.S. 17) 0.1 miles west of North 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Wilmington CoupTemple of Israel (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Godfrey (within shouting distance of this marker); Leora Hiatt McEachern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William B. Gould (about 300 feet away); Beery’s Shipyard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.