Near Warsaw in Duplin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This WWII 155mm howitzer is placed in honor of all veterans who sacrificed for our freedom
Erected in remembrance by Duplin County American Legions and friends
Erected by Duplin County American Legions and Friends.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1921.
Location. 34° 59.409′ N, 78° 7.965′ W. Marker is near Warsaw, North Carolina, in Duplin County. Marker is at the intersection of Interstate 40 and North Carolina Highway 24 on Interstate 40. This veteran's marker and howitzer are located in a roadside rest area between the north and south lanes of I-40, on the south side of NC-24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warsaw NC 28398, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Kenan (approx. 0.8 miles away); Duplin Old Courthouse Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry L. Stevens, Jr. (approx. 2.4 The War Comes to Warsaw (approx. 2½ miles away); Thomas O. Moore (approx. 2.9 miles away); Samson L. Faison (approx. 8.9 miles away); Grove Academy (approx. 9.2 miles away); Confederate Armory (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warsaw.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.