Korea and Vietnam War Memorial, Elizabeth City
The plaque to Korean and Vietnam War dead from Pasquotank County features a spread winged eagle with a clutch of arrows sitting on an American shield flanked by furled flags. To the left of the main inscription is an American Legion logo and to the right is an American Legion Auxiliary logo. Two breaks in the inscription are marked by a row of thirteen stars.
DEDICATED TO / THOSE WHO MADE THE / SUPREME SACRIFICE / SERVING OUR COUNTRY
MAY GOD REST THEIR SOULS IN PEACE
1950 KOREA 1953 / AMBROSE, THOMAS CPL BRIGHT, CARLTON R. PFC / HOFFLER, JULIAN M. S/SGT
1964 VIETNAM 1978 /
[Left Column] BAKER, HARVEY MSGT / EYER, KENNETH J. JR. SP4 / LAMB, WILLIAM H. SGT / WHITE, ERNEST B. SP5 / MARKHAM, MARSHALL T. SGT /
[Right Column] OXX, LAWRENCE M. JR. 1LT / RIDDICK, STERLING G.W. SP4 / SADLER, ROBERT L. LCPL
THIS PLAQUE DEDICATED BY WILLIAM CLARENCE JACKSON POST 6060 / VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AND ITS AUXILIARY / IN SOLEMN RESOLVE THAT PRISONERS OF WAR AND THOSE MISSING IN / ACTION SHALL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
DEDICATED MAY 30, 1986
May 30, 1986
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“Pasquotank County Courthouse, Elizabeth City, N.C.,” in Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina Postcards (PO77), North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Link
“Vietnam War Memorial, Pasquotank County Courthouse, Elizabeth City, NC, USA,” Waymarking.com, (accessed June 27, 2016) Link
William Clarence Jackson Post 6060 Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary
The memorial plaque is attached to the right column of the Pasquotank County Courthouse located at 206 E. Main Street in Elizabeth City, NC. A plaque listing “Historic Events” and a plaque to World War One and World War Two dead are on nearby columns. The Pasquotank County Confederate Monument stands to the right side of the courthouse.
The main entrance to the courthouse building is adorned by seasonal plants and mature trees.