Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
World War I Memorial
6, 1918. After a parade through downtown
Montgomery by 30,000 predominately
Ohio troops stationed at nearby Camp
Sheridan. The original flagpole was
purchased with the contributions of the
school children of Alabama. The addition
of the flags of the fifty states of the
union gives added significance to this
memorial to the heroes from Alabama who
along with patriots from other states
have paid the supreme sacrifice in
defense of our country
Albert P. Brewer
Governor of Alabama
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 32° 22.624′ N, 86° 18.027′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Union Street. Located on the south side of the State Capitol building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 681 Washington Avenue, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Joseph Lister Hill (a few steps from this marker); Alabama Highway Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); Flame of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); James Marion Sims (within shouting distance of this marker); John Allan Wyeth (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 14, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 7. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 8, 9. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.