Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial
[inscriptions, west center interior]
"It is the Veteran:"
It is the Veteran who has given us and defended Freedom of Religion.
It is the Veteran who has given us and defended Freedom of Press.
It is the Veteran who has given us and defended Freedom of Speech.
It is the Veteran who has given us and defended Freedom of Assembly.
It is the Veteran who has given us and defended the Right to Vote.
It is the Veteran who salutes the Flag.
It is the Veteran who serves the Flag.
It is the Veteran whose coffin is draped by the Flag.
Thank you, Veterans.
[inscriptions, east center interior]
Dedicated to those
who gave us Peace,
Freedom and to
[The Great Seal of the United States and the Seals of the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Maritime Service]
[Separate plaques acknowledging the "WNC Veterans' Memorial Directors" and various contributors.]
Erected 2009 by State of North Carolina.
Topics. This Military.
Location. 35° 35.778′ N, 82° 32.924′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street (U.S. 74) and Court House Plaza, on the right when traveling east on College Street. The memorial is on Roger McGuire Green in the Court Plaza on the south side of College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Court Plaza, Asheville NC 28801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War with Spain (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); To Honor the Revolutionary Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Buncombe County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Wolfe (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashe Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ellington's Dream (about 400 feet away); Civic Pride (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
Additional keywords. WNC Veterans' Memorial.
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