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Near Hazelton in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial

 
 
Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
1. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  Dedicated to All Men and Women Wounded in All our Wars

My Stone is Red for the Blood they Shed. The Medal I Bear is my Country's way to Show they Care. If I could be Seen by all Mankind maybe Peace will Come in My Lifetime.
 
Erected by The Department of West Virginia Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 39° 39.82′ N, 79° 29.689′ W. Marker is near Hazelton, West Virginia, in Preston County. Memorial can be reached from Interstate 68 at milepost 31.5 when traveling west. Memorial is located at the West Virginia Welcome Center/Interstate 68 Westbound Rest Area, near the Eastern end of the main building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bruceton Mills WV 26525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Preston County / Pennsylvania (approx.

Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
2. Combat Wounded Veterans Memorial
This view shows the memorial and the flagpole behind it
4 miles away); Friend’s Graveyard (approx. 4.4 miles away in Maryland); Native American Visitors and Inhabitants (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland); The Legend of Johnny Friend (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland); Riverside Hotel & Knights of Pythias (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland); Water Street North, Captain Elijah Monroe Friend (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland); Friendsville Commerce, Custer's and Ryland's Stores (approx. 4.6 miles away in Maryland).
 
West Virginia Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, May 28, 2014
3. West Virginia Welcome Center
The State of West Virginia incorporated into the landscaping
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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