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Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lauderdale County World War I Memorial

 
 
Lauderdale County World War I Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2014
1. Lauderdale County World War I Memorial Plaque
Inscription.
1917 – 1918
To the glory
of God
and in honor of
those of
Lauderdale
County

who patriotically
answered the call
of our country
to uphold justice
and the rights
of humanity
and in loving
remembrance of
those who therein
made the
supreme sacrifice

 
Erected 1927 by the Meridian American Legion T.C. Carter Jr. Post # 21.
 
Location. 32° 21.842′ N, 88° 42.076′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 23rd Avenue and 6th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2290 6th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (within shouting distance of this marker); Sit-Ins, Pickets & Boycotts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jewish Contribution (about 300 feet away); Marks-Rothenberg Co. (about 300 feet away); The Grand Opera House (about 300 feet
Doughboy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dudemanfellabra
2. Doughboy Monument
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away); Temple Theater (about 500 feet away); Country Music Comes of Age (about 500 feet away); African-American Cultural Heritage District (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
 
Also see . . .
1. Blog: The Meridian Doughboy and E.M. Viquesney. (Submitted on September 26, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Doughboy Database. (Submitted on September 26, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Lauderdale County World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2014
3. Lauderdale County World War I Memorial
WWI Marker behind locked gate. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2014
4. WWI Marker behind locked gate.
World War I Memorial area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2014
5. World War I Memorial area
Three Foot Building in background.
Another nearby marker shows Doughboy Statue in the stone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2014
6. Another nearby marker shows Doughboy Statue in the stone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 26, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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