Joanna in Laurens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joanna Veterans’ Memorial
This hospital erected as a lasting tribute to the men and women of Joanna who served their country in World War II and as a memorial to those who gave their lives
H. Odell Barrett • Floyd R. Edwards • Henry W. Dobbins • Horace W. Ridings • Winford O. Price • George B. Browning • G. Marion Bragg • Willis J. Phillips • Woodrow W. Whelchel
Michael Banks • Reginald Morse • Carrol Stroud
Joanna Lions Club
Erected by Joanna Lions Club.
Location. 34° 24.839′ N, 81° 48.669′ W. Marker is in Joanna, South Carolina, in Laurens County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Whitmire Highway, on the left when traveling east on South Main Street. Touch for map. This marker is located in Blalock Memorial Veterans' Park, also site of the tomb of J.S. Blalock and his son L.W.C. Blalock, pioneers of Goldville Manufacturing Company. Marker is in this post office area: Joanna SC 29351, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis Flight (approx. 3.5 miles away Pinelawn Memory Gardens Veterans Monument (approx. 3.5 miles away); James Ferdinand Jacobs (approx. 4.9 miles away); Davison McDowell Douglas (approx. 5.1 miles away); Jacobs Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away); Presbyterian College Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mrs. Lillian G. Brown (approx. 5.2 miles away); American Flag Pole (approx. 5.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The WWII memorial plaque was originally in the now-defunct Joanna Memorial Hospital. The Korean and Vietnam Veterans' names were added to the monument to be placed in its present location.
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Karen K. Williams of Joanna, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 850 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Karen K. Williams of Joanna, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.