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WWI Doughboy Statue and War Museum

   
WWI Doughboy Statue and War Museumloupe
Living Memorial Park, 20th Street & 2nd Ave
Nitro
WV
USA
25143

WW I Doughboy Statue and War Museum

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaqueThe city of Nitro was dedicated as a Living Memorial Park in 2017 as it was originally founded for ordinance production during the war. The name itself came from the explosives manufacturing that took place there. The town was established by the U.S. government to house gunpowder and explosives manufacturing.  The statue and memorial were created to honor Nitro‚Äôs yearlong centennial celebration and the names of approximately 300 Nitro World War I veterans are engraved at the park.

 
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