The World War I memorial is a pyramid-shaped stone monument with a flat top, where some believe an additional portion of the monument once stood. The inscription is located on the side of the monument facing away from the Courthouse, etched into a darker stone in contrast with the rest of the monument. The memorial looks somewhat dilapidated and unkempt in comparison with the newer Confederate monument behind it.
IN MEMORY OF / STOKES COUNTY / SOLDIERS / LOST IN THE WORLD / WAR 1917-1918 / ERECTED BY THE / NEAL BOONE POST 197, / AMERICAN LEGION / WE KEEP THE WATCH / FOR YOU
"World War I Stokes Memorial," kenbrown.info, (accessed June 5, 2014)
Coughlin, Bill. "Stokes County World War I Monument," The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed June 5, 2014)
American Legion, Neal Boone Post 197
The monument is in front of and in line with a Confederate Memorial, both in front of the Stokes County Courthouse. The World War I monument has not been as well kept as the Confederate monument and is noticeably more weathered.
The monument is located on a lawn in front of the Stokes County Courthouse.
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