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  • Monument Name

    Hertford County WWI Memorial, Winton

  • Type

    Marker

  • Subjects

    World War I

  • City

    Winton

  • County

    Hertford

  • Description

    A large granite slab with rough cut edges sits directly on the ground. The marker is approximately four feet high and three feet wide. A WWI era artillery piece stands on the left of the slab. The M1902, a.k.a. M1905 3-inch gun (76.2mm) was the U.S. Army’s first steel, rifled, breech loading, quick-firing field gun.

    Images: WWI era artillery piece

  • Inscription

    1915 THE WORLD WAR 1918 / ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF / HERTFORD COUNTY HEROES / WHO FREELY GAVE THEIR ALL / TO THEIR COUNTRY’S CALL / ERECTED BY THE / SCHOOLS OF / HERTFORD COUNTY

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.397030 , -76.933120 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "HERTFORD COUNTY WORLD WAR MEMORIAL.” The national War Memorial Registry, http://www.nationalwarmemorialregistry.org/, (accessed July 14, 2015) Link

      "Hertford County WWI Memorial," The Historical Marker Database, HMdb.org, (accessed July 14, 2015) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    Schools of Hertford County

  • Location

    The monument is located in front of the Hertford County Courthouse, at the intersection of N King and Cross Streets. The Confederate Soldiers Monument stands on the other side of the County Courthouse building at the intersection of N. King and Tryon Streets.

  • Landscape

    The marker stands on the lawn under a tree, very close to the road.

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