Belmont in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Belmont World War II Memorial
The Spirit Of The Fighting Yank
All Who Served In World War II
And Dedicated To
The Everlasting Memory Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives.
Erected 1946 by the Citizens of Belmont.
Location. 35° 14.52′ N, 81° 2.302′ W. Marker is in Belmont, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Main Street and Airline Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 South Main Street, Belmont NC 28012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Chronicle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Belmont Abbey College (approx. 0.8 miles away); Goshen Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Flood of 1916 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stuart W. Cramer (approx. 1.6 miles away); Charlotte Speedway (approx. 5½ miles away); Steele Creek Church (approx. 6.1 miles away); North Carolina Orthopedic Hospital (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belmont.
More about this marker. Monument was vandalized in 2012 at its former location at Belmont High School. Restored and moved here as part of a veterans plaza in 2014.
Also see . . .
1. Spirit of the Fighting Yank at Stowe Park. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. University of North Carolina documented information on monument. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.