Haywood County Korean War Memorial, Waynesville
Three tablets stand vertically atop a wide base. The black central tablet contrasts with the light gray flanking tablets, which are slightly shorter. All three are mounted on a light gray stone base. The central tablet features the seal of the US army, the start and end dates of the war, and a simple outline of North and South Korea. Each flanking tablet bears a list of 13 names.
Central tablet: KOREAN WAR / JUNE 25 1950 / JULY 27 1953 / ERECTED BY CITIZENS / OF HAYWOOD COUNTY / 2003
Left tablet: COGDILL, KENNETH C. / CONRAD, LESTER / GREEN, GROVER G. / HOLLIFIELD, JAMES R. / MESSER, RAYFORD K. / SAUNDERS, JAMES / HANNAH, JACK L. /WELCH, WILLIAM C., JR. / BROWN, CHARLES / RHINEHART, BILLY C. / MORGAN, ARNOLD L. / WILSON, CHARLES B. / ISRAEL, PAUL E.
Right tablet: COLEMAN, WILLIAM N. / DOLEN, BOBBY J. / HEADRICK, HERMAN / SANFORD, BOBBY R. / CAGLE, ERASTUS E. / WOOD, GERALD D. / BURGESS, CHARLES E. / SIZEMORE, ZEMERA V. / MILLER, BOBBY / ROGERS, GERALD E. / MESSER, BILLY / STILES, FRANK E. / SUTTON, JOHN R.
Base: BRAVELY THEY SACRIFICED GRATEFULLY WE REMEMBER
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Borden, Sidney, Steven Chickos, and Daniel Jourdan. "The Korean War: North Carolina's Commemoration of the 'Forgotten War'," uploaded February 4, 2014, YouTube, (accessed February 4, 2014) Link
The monument is located to the left of the Old Haywood County Courthouse entrance, 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC.
Also located nearby are the Haywood County All Veterans Memorial, the Memorial Tablet to Revolutionary Soldiers, the Haywood County Confederate Monument, 1776 Militia Rifleman statue, and the Haywood County Vietnam Memorial.
The monument is located on the landscaped grounds of the Old Haywood County Court House.