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Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial

 
 
Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
1. Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Spirit of the American Doughboy
Dedicated to
the memory of our comrades
who entered the service
of thier country
from Ware County
and who gave their lives
in the World War

 
Erected 1935 by Ware Co. Post No. 10 American Legion.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 31° 12.606′ N, 82° 21.521′ W. Marker is in Waycross, Georgia, in Ware County. Marker is on Plant Avenue (U.S. 84), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located between Mary Street and Lott Street. Marker is in this post office area: Waycross GA 31501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waycross Confederate Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodism Came To Waycross (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wildes Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Senator Nicholas Ware (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ware Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Okefenokee Swamp
Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
2. Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial Marker
"The Spirit of the American Doughboy" Smithsonian Art Inventory Control Number: 47260017.
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Vereen Bell Highway (approx. 7.8 miles away); General Blackshear's Military Road (approx. 9.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waycross.
 
Also see . . .  Waycross, Ga., 'Doughboy' ::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); the link starts at the one at Waycross, Georgia. (Submitted on November 1, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Doughboy close-up: E.M. Viquesney - Sculptor image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 29, 2009
3. Doughboy close-up: E.M. Viquesney - Sculptor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,090 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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