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Near Warsaw in Duplin County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Veteranís Memorial

 
 
Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
1. Veteran's Memorial Marker
Inscription. Warsaw, N.C. is home to the oldest, continuous Veterans Day celebration in America. First held November 11, 1921

This WWII 155mm howitzer is placed in honor of all veterans who sacrificed for our freedom

Erected in remembrance by Duplin County American Legions and friends
 
Erected by Duplin County American Legions and Friends.
 
Location. 34° 59.409′ N, 78° 7.965′ W. Marker is near Warsaw, North Carolina, in Duplin County. Marker is at the intersection of Interstate 40 and North Carolina Highway 24 on Interstate 40. Touch for map. This veteran's marker and howitzer are located in a roadside rest area between the north and south lanes of I-40, on the south side of NC-24. Marker is in this post office area: Warsaw NC 28398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Kenan (approx. 0.8 miles away); Duplin Old Courthouse Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Henry L. Stevens, Jr. (approx. 2.4 miles away); The War Comes to Warsaw (approx. 2.5 miles away); Samson L. Faison (approx. 8.9 miles away); Confederate Armory
Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
2. Veteran's Memorial Marker
(approx. 9.5 miles away); Confederate States Armory (approx. 9.5 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate States Armory (approx. 9.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warsaw.
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
Veteran's Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, January 7, 2011
3. Veteran's Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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