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Monroe in Union County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ferdinand Foch

 
 
Ferdinand Foch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
1. Ferdinand Foch Marker
Inscription. Commander-in-chief of Allied armies, 1918, made a speech at the Union County Courthouse, on December 9, 1921.
 
Erected 1941 by North Carolina State Historical Commission. (Marker Number L-32.)
 
Location. 34° 58.994′ N, 80° 32.978′ W. Marker is in Monroe, North Carolina, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of North Hayne Street (State Highway 207) and West Jefferson Street (State Highway 200), on the right when traveling east on North Hayne Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Union County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 North Main Street, Monroe NC 28112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T. Walter Bickett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David F. Houston (about 400 feet away); Wm. Henry Belk (approx. 0.2 miles away); A. R. Newsome (approx. 10.2 miles away); Wilson's Store Clash (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marshall Foch's Visit to Monroe, NC, 1921
Wide view of the Ferdinand Foch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
2. Wide view of the Ferdinand Foch Marker
. (Submitted on May 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Trenches on the Web - Bio: Marshal Ferdinand Foch. Ferdinand was the commander in chief of the Allied armies in France. In the final stages of World War I he helped to bring about the Allied victory. (Submitted on May 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
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Union County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2011
3. Union County Courthouse
The site of Marshal Foch's speech on December 9, 1921.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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