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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Jefferson County World War II Memorial

 
 
Jefferson County World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 21, 2021
1. Jefferson County World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor and memory of the men and women of Jefferson County who served their country in World War II
• 1701 served • 31 died •

 
Erected 1948 by Charlestown – Ranson Board of Trade.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 39° 17.352′ N, 77° 51.591′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Memorial is at the intersection of E Washington Street (U.S. 340 Bus) and N George Street, on the right when traveling west on E Washington Street. The marker is located on the front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E Washington Street, Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); The Trial of John Brown (a few steps from this marker); John Yates (a few steps from this marker); New Central Restaurant (a few steps from this marker); Explore the Washington Heritage Trail / Afoot in Historic Charles Town
Markers at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
2. Markers at the Courthouse
Several markers are here at the courthouse in Charles Town. The Jefferson County World War II Memorial is seen here to the left of the windows.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Washington's Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Treason Trials (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Washington Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
Jefferson County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2011
3. Jefferson County Courthouse
The World War II marker is located on the front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. In 1859 John Brown was convicted here for his raid on Harpers Ferry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jan. 27, 2023