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Fort Lee in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pallas Athene

 
 
Pallas Athene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 16, 2014
1. Pallas Athene Marker
Inscription.


Greek Goddess-
wise in the arts of
war and industries of peace.
She led through victory
to peace and prosperity.

 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 37° 14.593′ N, 77° 20.768′ W. Marker is in Fort Lee, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is on A Ave. near 22nd St.. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the US Army Women's Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 A Avenue, Fort Lee VA 23801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Defense of the Nation (a few steps from this marker); Woman Warrior (a few steps from this marker); City Point and Hopewell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Women's Army Corps Training Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jordon Family Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Battery 6 (approx. half a mile away); The Siege of Petersburg (approx. 0.6 miles away); Prelude to Petersburg (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lee.
 
Regarding Pallas Athene. The head of "Pallas Athene" was approved as the insignia for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942. The Women’s Army Corps was disestablished as a separate corps of the
Pallas Athene Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 16, 2014
2. Pallas Athene Marker
Army on 20 Oct 1978,
 
Also see . . .  US Army Women's Museum. (Submitted on March 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 287 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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