Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
"Double V" Memorial Flagpole
“Victory against fascism over there, Victory against Jim Crow over here.”
Marker series. This marker is included in the Buffalo Soldiers marker series.
Location. 32° 27.406′ N, 99° 43.357′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Memorial can be reached from Cottonwood Street 0.1 miles north of N. 7th Street. Marker is located in the southern section of the Abilene Municipal Cemetery; the above directions are to the nearest cemetery entrance to the marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abilene TX 79601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Middlebrook Willis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claiborne Walker Merchant (about 400 feet away); James Winford Hunt (about 600 feet away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Zion Baptist Church (approx. Abilene African-American Schools (approx. ¼ mile away); Abilene Municipal Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan Jones (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, World I • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 15, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.