Cumberland County World War I Memorial, Fayetteville, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 03.355 W 078° 53.214
17S E 692707 N 3881285
Quick Description: Cumberland County, North Carolina's World War I Memorial is in Freedom Memorial Park in Fayetteville.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2006 12:48:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMEGZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Roamineye
Views: 18

Long Description:

This is a newer memorial in a newer park in Fayetteville, Freedom Memorial Park. The park has separate memorials for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

The Cumberland County World War I Memorial is shaped like a giant open book that stands about six feet tall, and lists the names of the 17 Cumberland County soldiers who gave their lives for their country in World War I. It also includes the memorable poem "In Flanders Field" The text of the poem by Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD, can be found HERE and is a fitting addition to this memorial. (McCrae also died in World War I of pneumonia.)

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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 04/13/1999

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Lafayette Society, The Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry, Citizens of Cumberland County

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Freedom Memorial Park
Hay Street and Bragg Blvd
Fayetteville, NC


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