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Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument

 
 
Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, September 17, 2009
1. Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument
Inscription.
American Legion (emblem)

The placement of this monument is to honor and perpetuate the memory of those veterans who served and those who died during the Korean and Viet Nam Wars ... And also to recognize those other veterans for honorable service lncluding all future conflicts and wars.

Dedicated this 17th day of May 1997

by the Orange Blossom Post 1167 Inc.
Chester American Legion on behalf of a grateful community, state and nation
Presented by the Board of Trustees
Chairman
Arthur N. Paras
Members
William M. Demerest Joseph A. Roach Harry L. Murray Jr. Gregory F. Early Alfred J. Musumeci
'For God And Country'

 
Erected 1997 by American Legion Orange Blossom Post 1167 Inc.
 
Location. 41° 21.601′ N, 74° 16.555′ W. Marker is in Village of Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street 0 miles east of High Street (New York State Route 94). Click for map. On the grounds of the Walton Engine & Hose Company 81. Marker is at or near this postal address: 81 Main Street, Chester NY 10918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (here,
Group of Monuments in Front of Walton Hose Company Firehouse. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, September 17, 2009
2. Group of Monuments in Front of Walton Hose Company Firehouse.
next to this marker); Wawayanda Patent (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Encampment 1779 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (about 500 feet away); Hambletonian (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Hambletonian Monument (approx. mile away); Yelverton Inn (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Village of Chester.
 
Categories. MilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 616 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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