Few People Know That The Only Memorial To African-American Veterans Of World War I Is Here In West Virginia

West Virginia’s history is rich and varied, and the World War Memorial in Kimball, West Virginia is a prime example of this. This is a small museum, but it has a significant story to share and it is well worth your time to visit.

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To learn more about this memorial and honor those who served, visit the Forgotten Legacy website.

If the memorial has caught your interest and you’d like to learn more about West Virginia’s little-known history, check out this article: Few People Know That A Civil War Battle Took Place In This West Virginia Town. And if you’re a World War history buff, this is for you: Few People Know You Can Take A Ride In A WWII-Era Biplane Right Here In West Virginia.

Address: 178 One Way St, Kimball, WV 24853, USA