Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Washoe County World War II Memorial
"God grants liberty to only those who love it and are ready to guard and defend it" - Daniel Webster
Dedicated to the brave men and women who served their county at home and abroad from 1941 - 1945. Their efforts and sacrifices shall not be forgotten.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
Location. 39° 31.439′ N, 119° 48.734′ W. Marker is in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on South Virginia Street (Nevada Route 430) south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on the grounds of the Washoe County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 South Virginia Street, Reno NV 89501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reno (here, next to this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial 1898-1899 (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Jesse Lee Reno (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Nevada’s First Public Library (about 300 feet away, Frederick Joseph DeLongechamps (about 300 feet away); Lake's Crossing (about 300 feet away); The Virginia Street Bridges (about 600 feet away); Ginsburg Jewelry Company (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 3. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.