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War of 1812 Memorial

 
 
War of 1812 Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 14, 2009
1. War of 1812 Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Fourteen
Unknown
Soldiers and Sailors
of the
War of 1812

Symbolic of all
who made the
supreme sacrifice
in that war

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.878′ N, 77° 4.548′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Meigs Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lexington Minute Men (within shouting distance of this marker); R Adams Cowley (within shouting distance of this marker); Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doubleday (about 500 feet away); General Philip Kearny Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands (about 700 feet away); Guardian of a Nation's Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Unknowns Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 237 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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