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Seneca in Oconee County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Oconee County World War Veterans

 
 
Oconee County World War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 20, 2011
1. Oconee County World War Veterans Marker
Inscription. (Left Side):
1914 ~ 1918

In Memory of
Oconee County
World War Veterans

(Right Side):
1914 ~ 1918

In Memory of

Charles McGee Byrd

Sergant, Machine Gun Co.
118th S.C. Infantry
30th Division
Wounded Oct. 17th 1918
In the Battle of the Somme
Died Oct. 19th at Leonard France

 
Erected 1929 by Once-A-Week Club, Seneca S.C.
 
Location. 34° 41.406′ N, 82° 56.605′ W. Marker is in Seneca, South Carolina, in Oconee County. Marker is at the intersection of East North 1st Street and Vinson Street, on the left when traveling south on East North 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca SC 29678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oconee County Training School (approx. half a mile away); Wall of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fairplay Community Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Gateway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Seneca (approx. mile away); Seneca Firsts
Charles McGee Byrd Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody
2. Charles McGee Byrd Marker
(approx. mile away); Seneca Institute / Seneca Junior College (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Soil Conservation District Plan (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca.
 
Additional comments.
1. Once - A - Week Club of Seneca, SC
The Once-A-Week Club of Seneca, SC, was started in 1896 and is the mother of the South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs, which was organized in Seneca in June of 1898. Women's clubs have been an important force for civic and cultural growth in South Carolina, especially in the 19th and 20th centuries
    — Submitted December 10, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.

 
Categories. War, World I
 
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By Anna Inbody, August 20, 2011
3. Overview
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By Anna Inbody, August 20, 2011
4. Overview
Marker is on the left and the Charles McGee Byrd marker is on the right
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By Anna Inbody
5. Overview
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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