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Near Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Welcome to West Virginia

 
 
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By Karl Stelly, June 5, 2014
1. Welcome to West Virginia/Airborne Memorial
Inscription.  Airborne
Dedicated to the Paratroopers and Glidermen who have served our country in war and peace. This memorial donated by members of the 82nd all Airborne and Special Forces chapters of WV
 
Erected by The 82nd Airborne, and all Airborne and Special Forces Chapters of West Virginia.
 
Location. 38° 23.511′ N, 82° 25.351′ W. Marker is near Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 64 at milepost 10 when traveling east. Memorial is located at the West Virginia Welcome Center/Interstate 64 Eastbound Rest Area, in the grassy area next to the car parking area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Between the States Generals / Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Marshall Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Marshall Memorial Boulevard (approx. 1 miles away); Lavinia Norman, Founder (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson
Welcome to West Virginia/Airborne Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, June 5, 2014
2. Welcome to West Virginia/Airborne Memorial
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Huntington Mine Rescue Car (approx. 2 miles away); One Room School Museum (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Virginia State Road (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2014, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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