World War II Memorial - Belmont, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
N 35° 14.460 W 081° 02.519
17S E 496180 N 3899770
Quick Description: A World War II Memorial in Belmont, NC called "The Spirit Of The Fighting Yank" by E.M. Visquesney.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2008 7:59:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM4108
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher
Views: 71

Long Description:
A World War II Memorial located in front of Belmont Middle School in Belmont, NC. The sculpture is by Ernest Moore "Dick" Viquesney the same sculptor that created "The Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Dedicated after Viquesney's death in 1946 the front of the memorial reads:

Erected In Honor Of All Who Served In World War II
And Dedicated To The Everlasting Memory Of Those Who Gave Thier Lives.

the back reads:

Erected By The Citizens of Belmont.
Sponsored By The Junior Chamber Of Commerce.

Date of Dedication: 11/01/1946

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: visit before and after school hours

Access times: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Commemoration: All Who Served in World War II And The Memory Of All Who Lost Thier Lives

Website for Waymark: Not listed

Location of waymark: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Include a photo containing, at minimum, the monument and your GPSr. We'd prefer a photo containing YOU at the monument, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
Also include a bit about your visit here.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest World War II Memorials / Monuments
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
papabear178 visited World War II Memorial -  Belmont, NC 6/3/2010 papabear178 visited it
Thorny1 visited World War II Memorial -  Belmont, NC 6/28/2008 Thorny1 visited it

View all visits/logs