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  • Monument Name

    All Veterans Memorial, Asheboro

  • Type

    Public Space

  • Subjects

    Veterans of Multiple Wars

  • Creator

    Frank T. Rose, Unspecified

  • City

    Asheboro

  • County

    Randolph

  • Description

    The monument is composed of nine engraved granite slabs arranged in a semicircle outside the courthouse. The slabs increase in height toward the center, and the center slab topped with an eagle. The monument has three flagpoles behind the slabs.

  • Inscription

    Center slab: They stood in the unbroken line of patriots who lived to bear their country's arms. They died to save its honor and keep aglow the flaming torch of freedom. / Army Killed in action / [list of names]

    Slabs, beginning on left: Randolph County, North Carolina Honor Guard / Promoter and designer Frank J. Rose State Commander American Legion 1991 - 1992 / Erected 1995 / Coast Guard / Killed in action / [list of names] / American Legion / Asheboro Post 45 / Asheboro Aux 45 / Liberty Post 81 / Ramseur Post 125 / Disabled American Veterans Asheboro Chapter 22 / Asheboro Aux 22 / Ramseur Chapter 38 / To you who answered your country's call and served in its armed forces -- heartfelt thanks from a grateful state. / Dedicated to the men and women of Randolph County who died that freedom might live and grow. / Navy / Killed in action / [List of names] / Veterans of Foreign Wars / Randleman Post 9418 / Randleman Aux 9418 / Asheboro Post 1159 / Asheboro Aux 1159 / Liberty Post 8721 / Liberty Aux 8721 / AMVETS / Asheboro Post / Marines Killed in action / [List of names] / Marine Corps League / Cpl. Johnny A. Williamson Detachment #1165

  • Custodian

    AMVETS

  • Dedication Date

    2004

  • Decade

    2000s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.706120 , -79.812240 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Randolph Co All Veterans Memorial," Roadsandriders.com, (accessed June 25, 2012) Link

      "Randolph County Twentieth Century Veterans Monument," Markeroni.com, (accessed Feb 22, 2011) Link

      "Randolph County Veterans Council to Hold Memorial Day Activities," The Courier-Tribune (Asheboro, NC), May 15, 2012, (accessed June 25, 2012) Link

      "Randolph County Veterans Memorial," Flickr.com, (accessed June 25, 2012) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite

  • Sponsors

    AMVETS

  • Nickname

    20th Century Veterans Memorial

  • Landscape

    The memorial sits between the old Randolph County Courthouse and the new courthouse.

  • Post Dedication Use

    This monument has become a site for Veterans Day and Memorial Day activities and ceremonies.

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