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  • Monument Name

    Camden County Veterans Monument, Camden

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • City

    Camden

  • County

    Camden

  • Description

    This roughly-cut monument is shaped to look like a gravestone with an inscription etched on the front of the monument. It honors all Camden County residents who have served the United States in a war.

  • Inscription

    DEDICATED / AS A MEMORIAL / TO THOSE / WHO SERVED / THEIR COUNTRY / IN ALL WARS / BY THE / CITIZENS OF / CAMDEN COUNTY / 1951

  • Custodian

    City of Camden

  • Dedication Date

    1951

  • Decade

    1950s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.329480 , -76.174820 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Camden County Courthouse Marker, Camden," The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org (accessed November 1, 2014) Link

      Williams, Peter. "Group Compiling List of War Memorials Statewide," DailyAdvance.com Elizabeth City, NC, April 18, 2012 (accessed February 24, 2014) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Stone

  • Location

    The marker is on North Carolina Route 343 0.2 miles north of U.S. 158, on the left when traveling north.

  • Landscape

    The memorial sits on the lawn outside the Historic Camden County Courthouse.

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