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  • Monument Name

    POW/MIA Plaque, High Point

  • Type

    Plaque

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • City

    High Point

  • County

    Guilford

  • Description

    This small rectangular plaque is attached to a short metal pole. The plaque appears to be a man-made black synthetic stone or plastic material. Above the inscription, faded to the point of being illegible, is a POW/MIA logo. Between the logo and inscription is a row of four stars.

    Images: Far-off view of the Memorial Park

  • Inscription

    THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO HONOR ALL / FORMER AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR, / THOSE WHO STILL MAY BE HELD PRISONERS, / AND THOSE STILL MISSING IN ACTION / MAY 26, 2012

  • Custodian

    City of High Point

  • Dedication Date

    May 26, 2012

  • Decade

    2010s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.957430 , -80.005610 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      “High Point's Hidden Treasures,” Spotidoc.com, (accessed February 25, 2016) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Synthetic material

  • Location

    The plaque stands at the corner of N. Main Street and E. High Avenue, on a brick plaza, or, Memorial Park. Other memorials include Veterans Memorial, Revolutionary War Patriots, African American Gold Star plaque, World War Two Honor Roll, WWI Doughboy statue. On the corner across E. High Street is a plaque to General Maxwell Reid Thurman. Across Main Street at the restored High Point Train depot is the Plank Road Foreman statue and “High Point” marker.

  • Landscape

    The plaque stands on the Memorial Park lawn.

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