Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Hickory Highway
Erected 1930 by War Mothers of North Carolina.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • War, World I.
Location. 35° 46.864′ N, 78° 38.319′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Memorial is on East Edenton Street west of North Wilmington Street, on the left when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medical Society of North Carolina (here, next to this marker); North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Blakely Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick Augustus Olds (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina State Capitol (within shouting distance of this North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
Regarding Old Hickory Highway. The granite marker was dedicated September 29, 1930. It was sponsored by the Raleigh Chapter No. 10 of the American War Mothers to commemorate the service of North Carolina's soldiers of the U.S. Army's 30th Division. Also known as the "Old Hickory" Division, these soldiers fought and died to break the Hindenburg Line in France during World War I.
This marker is inventoried by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 11, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 10, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.