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  • Monument Name

    Caswell County Veterans Monument, Yanceyville

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • City

    Yanceyville

  • County

    Caswell

  • Description

    This monument is to honor all veterans of Caswell County. It consists of a rectangular stone marker with a bronze plaque explaining the commemorated event and the sponsors. The marker sits in the courtyard in downtown Yanceyville.

  • Inscription

    THIS MONUMENT IS / DEDICATED TO THE / HONOR OF THE / MEN AND WOMEN / OF CASWELL COUNTY / WHO SERVED THEIR / COUNTRY IN TIME OF / MILITARY NEED. / AMERICAN LEGION POST 89 / VETERANS OF FOREIGN WAR [sic] POST 7316 / 1991

  • Custodian

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7316

  • Dedication Date

    1991

  • Decade

    1990s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.403000 , -79.336550 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "All Caswell County Veterans Monument," markeroni.com, (accessed November 1, 2014) Link

      "Caswell Courthouse," The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed August 29, 2016) Link

      Koonce, Carlton. "Man wants inheritance to help veterans," Chapel Hill News, June 12, 2014. Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Stone, bronze

  • Location

    The monument is located in front of the Caswell County courthouse, at 144 Courthouse Square, Yanceyville NC 27379. Caswell County World War I Memorial and Confederate monument stand a few feet away.

  • Landscape

    The memorial stands in the middle of a large city square, on a well-maintained lawn, surrounded by seasonal plants, bushes, and trees.

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