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Barboursville in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Woody Williams Bridge

 
 
Woody Williams Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Woody Williams Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Bridge named for Hershel "Woody" Williams, who as a corporal in 3rd Marine Div. during World War II won Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism against the Japanese at Iwo Jima, 23 February 1945.
 
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
 
Location. 38° 24.9′ N, 82° 17.466′ W. Marker is in Barboursville, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Memorial is on Midland Trail (US 60). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barboursville WV 25504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Barboursville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nancy Cartmill Gardens (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barboursville Engagement (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Bryan Family
Woody Williams Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Woody Williams Bridge Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); West Virginia Colored Children's Home (approx. 4.6 miles away); Guyandotte (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barboursville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 325 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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