Vance County WWII Memorial
Description: The monument consists of a stone slab standing approximately five feet tall with a bronze plaque. The plaque lists the names of those lost in World War II from Vance County. The monument sits between the county's Korean and Vietnam War memorials.
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY / 1941 1949 / IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN WORLD WAR II, / VANCE COUNTY, N.C. / [list of names in three columns] / ERECTED BY / THE HENDERSON LIONS CLUB / 1947
Dedication date: 1947
Materials & Techniques: Granite, bronze
Sponsor: The Henderson Lions Club
Location: The monument is located across from the First United Methodist Church on Garnett Street. It sits in line with two other monuments - the Vance County Vietnam War memorial on its right and the Vance County Korean War memorial on its left. The Vance County Confederate Monument stands down an adjacent street, in front of the Courthouse.
Subjects: World War II
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina