West Virginia Veterans' Memorial

West Virginia Veterans’ Memorial

Memorial designed by P. Joseph Mullins, 1995

Located at the State Capitol Complex, between Washington St., East gate house and Building 3

Four bronze figures representing a WWI infantryman, a WWII sailor, an airman from the Korean War, and a marine from the Vietnam War are integrated into a limestone architectural environment. The interior walls are black granite and include the names of West Virginians who lost their lives in these conflicts. The artist won a design competition to create the memorial in 1987.

West Virginia Veterans Memorial

West Virginia Veterans Memorial

West Virginia Veterans Memorial

West Virginia Veterans Memorial

 

Images and text courtesy of the Charleston Public Art Guide

Charleston Public Art Guide front cover

West Virginia Veterans Memorial
West Virginia Veterans Memorial
West Virginia Veterans Memorial
West Virginia Veterans Memorial
West Virginia Veterans Memorial