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Cheshire in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom”

 
 
The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
1. The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” Marker
Inscription.
The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom”
Dedicated May 26, 1996

Alfred C. Adinolfi, U.S. Air Force, Chairman and Town Councilman
S. Kenneth Baril, U.S. Army Harold Mosher, U.S. Army John White, U.S. Navy Henry E. Carson, U.S. Army Lori Rusnack, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Thomas Williams, U.S. Air Force

Robert Coccolini, Parks and Recreation Director Sandra Mouris, Mayor Kevin Simmons, Parks and Recreation Staff Monument Design: Jerry Lloyd Lodynsky
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 41° 29.315′ N, 72° 54.27′ W. Marker is in Cheshire, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) 0.1 miles south of Chipman Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheshire CT 06410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Stepping Stone" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cheshire Revolutionary War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cheshire World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza
Medal of Honor Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
2. Medal of Honor Monument
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Cheshire Civil War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Church Of Cheshire (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cheshire (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lock 12 (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheshire.
 
Also see . . .  SGT. Eri D. Woodbury. Article discussing Sgt. Woodbury's service, to include action at Cedar Creek, Virginia in October 1864 where he earned the Medal of Honor. (Submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, Vietnam
 
Monument [ front ] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
3. Monument [ front ]
The American Revolution
War of 1812
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II
Korean War
Gulf War

Remembering
The Many Sacrifices That
Preserved Our Freedom
Monument [ top] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
4. Monument [ top]
Residents of Cheshire
Heroes of the United States

Medal of Honor Recipient
1st Lieutanant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr.
U.S. Marines
Vietnam

Medal of Honor
Recipient
Sgt. Eri D. Woodbury
1st Vermont
Cavalry
Civil War
Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
5. Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom”
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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