WW II Veterans Memorial (Ft. Richie)

WW II Veterans Memorial (Ft. Richie) (HMKS2)

Location: Highfield-Cascade, MD 21719 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 42.417', W 77° 29.641'

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This monument and a memorial woods are set aside to forever preserve the memory of the 7900 Washington County World War II veterans, 228 of whom gave their lives for the good of their country.

Dedicated this 11th day of November, 2004.

Historical Note: Located adjacent to the Appalachian Trail 4.5 miles southwest of this site, the original Washington County World War II veterans memorial is a 40-acre hemlock "memorial forest" dedicated April 21, 1945.
HM NumberHMKS2
Historical Period20th Century, WW II
Historical PlaceMemorial
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassWar Memorial
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2004
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:13pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DOUGLAS MOWEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286191 N 4398206
Decimal Degrees39.70695000, -77.49401667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 42.417', W 77° 29.641'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 42' 25.0200" N, 77° 29' 38.4600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301, 240
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Castle Dr, Highfield-Cascade MD 21719, US
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