Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial League WWI Memorial
all Black Men of
Greeensville County, Va.
who served in the
during World War I
Trustees of Memorial League
Erected by Memorial League.
Location. 36° 41.887′ N, 77° 32.046′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Street and Ruffin Street, on the right when traveling north on Halifax Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emporia Railroad History ( approx. 0.4 miles away); John Day ( approx. half a mile away); Butts Tavern ( approx. half a mile away); Fearnought ( approx. half a mile away); Hicksford Raid ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Tarleton's Movements ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Hicksford Raid Monument ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Shiloh Baptist Church ( approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Categories. • African Americans • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.