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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Mast of the Battleship West Virginia

 
 
Mast of the Battleship West Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Mast of the Battleship West Virginia Marker
Inscription.  
Mast of the battleship
West Virginia
1923 - 1946

A tribute
to her gallant crew and
to all West Virginians
who have served our
country in the Armed
Forces

 
Erected 1963.
 
Location. 39° 38.137′ N, 79° 57.245′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on University Avenue north of College Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1141 College Avenue, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia (here, next to this marker); University of West Virginia Veterans Memorials (a few steps from this marker); Oglebay Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Chitwood Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism
Mast of the Battleship West Virginia image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Mast of the Battleship West Virginia
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodburn Circle (about 300 feet away); Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. War, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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