Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
World War Memorial
“To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold it high.”
1917 ~ 1918
Gave their lives: Brown, Fernie E.; Grainger, Ernest M.; Holden, Stephen; Lane, William F.; Martin, Walter W.; Sloan, Hayes; Smith, David E.; Turner, Leon L.; Yarborough, George H.; Crawford, Marion H.; Hucks, George H.; Rogers, Melvin C.; Monroe, David E.; Anderson, Jesse; Brown, Henry L.; Edwards, Clarence D.; Elliott, William H.; Harrell, Quince E.; Johnson, Gee; Jolly, Bert; Love, Richard T.; Monroe, John T.; Rogers, Berry T.; Shelley, Elly G.; Strickland, Hugh; Williamson, Perry J.; Williamson, Charlie W.
Erected by Marion City Schools 1927
1917 ~ 1918
Gave Their Lives Colored: Boatwright, Major; Crawford, Richard L.; Elliott, Robert; Floyd, Daniel M.; Franklin, John; Godbold, Sylvester; Godfrey, Willie; Gordon, Will; Hayes, Gordon; Livingston, Samuel; Marcus, Dave; Mayham, Edward; Nichols, Ornie; Woodberry, Joseph L.
Erected 1927 by Marion City Schools.
Location. 34° 10.339′ N, 79° 24.039′ W. Marker is in Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Liberty Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion SC 29571, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Triangle (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Marion Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); To the Dead and Living Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Town Hall and Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marion County / Marion Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Francis Marion (approx. half a mile away); Marion Academy (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 639 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.