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Lewisville in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

POW-MIA Memorial

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
1. POW-MIA Memorial Marker
Inscription. On Behalf of a Grateful Nation and a Proud American Legion
This POW-MIA flag flies to honor those veterans who, in service to this great nation, sacrificed their freedom and their physical and mental well-being as prisoners of war. It also recognizes those who are still missing in action or remain imprisoned.
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The light at the base of this plaque will burn until all POW-MIAs are accounted for or returned home.
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Town of Lewisville
Lewisville American Legion Post 522

 
Erected by Town of Lewisville; Lewisville American Legion Post 522.
 
Location. 36° 5.8′ N, 80° 25.29′ W. Marker is in Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Shallowford Road. Touch for map. Downtown Lewisville. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisville NC 27023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Battle Cross" (a few steps from this marker); Lewis C. Laugenour House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Philadelphia Wagon Road (about 300 feet away); Site of Lewisville Academy (about 700
POW-MIA Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
2. POW-MIA Memorial Marker
feet away); Lewisville Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Methodist Church Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles L. Spaugh House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Sunny Acres (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisville.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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