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Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2014
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
This memorial was dedicated on April
6, 1918. After a parade through downtown
Montgomery by 30,000 predominately
Ohio troops stationed at nearby Camp
Sheridan. The original flagpole was
purchased with the contributions of the
school children of Alabama. The addition
of the flags of the fifty states of the
union gives added significance to this
memorial to the heroes from Alabama who
along with patriots from other states
have paid the supreme sacrifice in
defense of our country

Albert P. Brewer
Governor of Alabama
1969

 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 32° 22.624′ N, 86° 18.027′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Union Street. Touch for map. Located on the south side of the State Capitol building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 681 Washington Avenue, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Lister Hill (a few steps from this marker); Alabama Highway Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); Flame of Freedom
World War I Memorial Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2014
2. World War I Memorial Area
(within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); James Marion Sims (within shouting distance of this marker); John Allan Wyeth (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Flag Raised Over Alabama Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2014
3. World War I Memorial
Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 11, 2013
4. Flag Pole Marker
Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 11, 2013
5. Flag Pole Marker
Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 11, 2013
6. Flag Pole Marker
Additional info about flagpoles. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2014
7. Additional info about flagpoles.
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
8. World War I Memorial Marker
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 8, 2011
9. World War I Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 14, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   7. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   8, 9. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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