World War Two Memorial, Tuxedo
A large attractive bronze plaque is attached to a slab of granite five feet wide and four feet
high. The plaque inscriptions are framed by olive branches on each side. The serpentine shaped
top is decorated with undetermined foliage and an eagle with spread wings. Six columns of
names fill the area beneath the inscription.
Images: Plaque | Far-off view
DEDICATED / IN HONOR OF THE MEN OF / TUXEDO AND GREEN RIVER TOWNSHIP / WHO ANSWERED THE CALL OF THEIR COUNTRY / IN WORLD WAR TWO / [Six columns with 166 names]
Ken and Brenda Allen
July 4, 1947
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Green River Mills
The dedication and wreath-laying was organized by Robert W. Boys, president of Green River Mills. The Hendersonville Municipal Band provided music and a color guard troop was present.
The monument is located at 1286 Old US 25 Highway in Tuxedo (Zirconia), NC in front of a building that houses Tuxedo Community Store and the Tuxedo Salon. It is directly across the street is Tuxedo Park.
The memorial stands in a small lawn with mature landscaping plants and bushes that have grown taller than the memorial.