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Fayetteville in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fayetteville Town Park

 
 
Fayetteville Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
1. Fayetteville Town Park Marker
Inscription.  Memorial Park was presented to citizens of Fayetteville to honor all veterans who served to defend their country. LaFayette Post No. 149, The American Legion, obtained lease for this property on August 4, 1958 from the New River Pocahontas Coal Co. On November 6, 1972, Berwind Land Co., a holding company, with LaFayette Post No. 149, deeded the 11.42 acres to the town of Fayetteville for a park.
 
Erected 1990 by LaFayette Post No, 149, The American Legion, West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1888.
 
Location. 38° 3.382′ N, 81° 5.716′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Memorial is at the intersection of Academy Court (County Road 8) and Park Drive, on the right when traveling east on Academy Court. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Park Drive, Fayetteville WV 25840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Fayetteville Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Fayetteville Town Park Marker
Marker has been moved a few feet from the previous location.
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of this marker. Fayetteville Korean War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fayette County Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Marquis de Lafayette (approx. half a mile away); Fayetteville (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Fayetteville (approx. half a mile away); Abraham Vandal (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Fayetteville (approx. half a mile away); Vandalia Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Wide view of the Fayetteville Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
3. Wide view of the Fayetteville Town Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 30, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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