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  • Monument Name

    Veterans Memorial, Roseboro

  • Type

    War Memorial

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • City

    Roseboro

  • County

    Sampson

  • Description

    The Roseboro Veterans Memorial is a roughhewn granite shaft on a double base standing eight feet tall in total. Identical inscriptions appear on the front and rear. The shaft is surrounded by a circle sidewalk, landscaping and concrete benches. A plaque in the sidewalk in front of the memorial list donors of two rows of Savanah Holly trees planted in the highway median which runs several hundred yards behind the memorial.

    Images: Front | Rear view | Plaque listing donors | Far-off view of the memorial

  • Inscription

    Shaft: IN MEMORY / OF THOSE / WHO GAVE

    Base: ERECTED BY / COHARIE POST NO. 361 / AMERICAN LEGION / 1950

  • Custodian

    City of Roseboro

  • Dedication Date

    1950

  • Decade

    1950s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    34.952690 , -78.510530 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      Carter, Kristy D. “Celebrating Roseboro,” The Sampson Independent (Clinton, NC), (accessed July 9, 2016) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    Coharie Post #361 American Legion

  • Location

    The memorial is located on West Roseboro in the median between W. Railroad and N. East Railroad streets.

  • Landscape

    The monument stands in a wide grassy median between two streets forming a park like area. It is adorned with seasonal plants, bushes and trees.

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