Martin County Veterans Memorial, Williamston
This monument, shaped to look like Martin County, honors veterans of all wars by depicting war and combat scenes on the face of the monument. There are faces of anonymous soldiers and various combat scenes pictured. In order to honor all branches of the military, the monument features battleships, helicopters, planes and armed soldiers patrolling the ground. The top right corner features an illustration of a nurse tending to a soldier, to honor the veterans who did not serve in combat situations. The monument is beside the Martin County Governmental Center and is 6 feet tall and 7 feet wide.
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HONORING MARTIN COUNTY’S VETERANS WHO HAVE HONORED ALL OF US / THROUGH THEIR SERVICE TO GOD AND COUNTRY.
City of Williamston
35.856280 , -77.052190 View in Geobrowse
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Black granite, White granite, Bronze plaques
American Legion Post #13
The monument is placed in a small, grassy lawn, between a parking lot and a red brick courthouse building.
During Martin County’s first Memorial Day Parade in 2010, the marker served as the final destination for the parade.