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

Montani Semper Liberi

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Montani Semper Liberi Marker
Inscription.  In memory of those 201st Infantry Veterans through our history from February 17, 1735 as frontier militia who defended their homes and families with honor through the George Washington campaign of 1754, the Braddock campaign of 1755, Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774, the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, both North and South, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam to the present, including civil disasters. This unit was formed at Bunker Hill by Morgan Morgan in what was then Orange County, Virginia.

"Let me plant my banner in West Augusta and I will surround it with fighting men who will drive invaders from our land."
(General George Washington, 1775)
 
Erected 1987 by The 201st Inf./F.A. Association.
 
Location. 39° 39.358′ N, 79° 57.157′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Chestnut Ridge Road (County Route 61) east of Don Nehlen Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Montani Semper Liberi Marker
at or near this postal address: 942 Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 201st Infantry/ Field Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Seneca Glass Company (approx. 1.1 miles away); Woodburn Circle (approx. 1.4 miles away); Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chitwood Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Women's Centenary (approx. 1.4 miles away); Woodburn Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, French and IndianWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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