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Veterans Memorial Plaza

 
 
Veterans Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
1. Veterans Memorial Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Built and dedicated to honor all citizens
of Lincoln County who have served their
country in the Armed Forces

In cooperation with
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
and
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners
James W. Warren, Chairman
John R. Gamble, Jr., M.D. • Louie M. Aderholt • A. Ferd Houser • Don W. Cherry
Fred M. Houser, County Manager

Veterans Day
November 11, 1970

 
Erected 1970 by American Legion, VFW, and Lincoln County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1864.
 
Location. 35° 28.276′ N, 81° 15.432′ W. Marker is in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Square (State Highway 27) and West Main Street (State Highway 27), on the left when traveling south on Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincolnton NC 28092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rufus Z. Johnston (here, next to this marker); North State Hotel
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hiram R. Revels (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrι Michaux (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Ramsour's Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Emmanuel Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Beal House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincolnton.
 
Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
2. Veterans Memorial Plaza
This monument dedicated
13 September 1993
replaces original monument
dedicated in 1970

"Lest We Forget"

Today, we honor all men and women
who served in the Armed Forces of
the United States of America
defending our rights and freedom

Lincoln County Veterans Council
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans
American Veterans
Vietnam Veterans

In cooperation with

John C. (J.C.) Rudisill - Chairman
Steve McCurry - Service Officer
Edward L. House - Secretary
W. Dale Punch • David Caudle • C. Leon Thomas • Harry C. Crump • Freddie H. Bumgarner • Harold Lynn • Robert M. Tallent • Truman L. Carter

County Commissioners
C. Harry Huss - Chairman
David Clark, Jr. • James E. Hallman • Larry S. Craig • Ray E. Cloninger • Louis E. McConnell
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
3. Veterans Memorial
Each face displays a branch of the Service and a veterans organization:

U.S. Army
U.S. Navy
U.S. Air
U.S. Marine
U.S. Coast Guard

AMVETS
Navy American Legion
Disabled American Veterans
Vietnam Veterans
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
4. Veterans Memorial
Children of the Confederacy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
5. Children of the Confederacy
Erected by the Wallace Reinhardt Chapter
Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
6. Confederate Memorial
To the Confederate Soldiers of Lincoln County
Veterans Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 19, 2011
7. Veterans Memorial Plaza Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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