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Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

 
 
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, March 12, 2009
1. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker
Inscription.
[ North Side ]
A Tribute
To the Memory of the Men
Who Risked Their Lives That
The Nation Might Live
1861-1865

[ South Side ]
Erected By
George Van Horn Post
No. 39. G.A.R.
And Friends

[ Battle names at the base of the soldier on top: ]
Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • Appomattox
 
Erected 1888 by George Van Horn Post, GAR.
 
Location. 41° 13.257′ N, 73° 3.57′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Connecticut Route 162) and Center Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Click for map. Located on the Milford Green. Marker is in this post office area: Milford CT 06460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milford Memorial Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Korea - Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Volunteer Fire Department (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford World War II Memorial (about
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Pelland, March 12, 2009
2. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker
500 feet away); Milford (about 600 feet away); Eells - Stow House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simon Lake's Explorer Submarine (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
North Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. North Side
South Side image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
4. South Side
Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
5. Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument
North and East Sides
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
6. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
South and West Sides
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut.   3, 4, 5, 6. 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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