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  • Monument Name

    Northampton County Veterans Memorial, Jackson

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • City

    Jackson

  • County

    Northampton

  • Description

    This rectangular marker is about five feet tall and is placed front and center between three flagpoles, in front of the Northampton County courthouse.

  • Inscription

    Front: Dedicated / To The Honor and Memory / of All Northampton County Veterans / Who Have Served Our Country During / War and Peace / December 12, 1992

    Top: NORTHAMPTON COUNTY / VETERANS MEMORIAL

  • Dedication Date

    December 12, 1992

  • Decade

    1990s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.389780 , -77.419740 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Northampton County Veterans Memorial," Waymarking.com, (accessed June 9, 2014) Link

      "Northampton County Veterans Memorial." markeroni.com, (accessed June 15, 2014) Link

      VanDerBroek, Amanda. "Northampton salutes ‘freedom fighters’," Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald.com, May 29, 2012, (accessed June 15, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Location

    The marker is located on the south lawn of the Northampton County Courthouse in Jackson, NC, near the intersection of Route 158 and Depot Street. The marker faces South, towards Route 158.

  • Landscape

    The marker is situated on a paved area in the small front lawn of the Northampton County Courthouse, a tiny, one-story, white building.

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