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Harriman in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First MIA Flag

 
 
First MIA Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 6, 2009
1. First MIA Flag Marker
Inscription. First MIA Flag
On Nov. 10, 1974 the nation’s first MIA banner and flag pole was dedicated under a resolution conceived by Commander Thomas C. Bushing.
 
Erected by Mulligan-Eden Post 1573.
 
Location. 41° 18.582′ N, 74° 9.016′ W. Marker is in Harriman, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Grove Street when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 South Main St, Harriman NY 10926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Train Order Transmitted by Telegraph (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); American Heroes (approx. 1.9 miles away); Reynolds House (approx. 2 miles away); Monroe Race Track (approx. 2.1 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); McGarrah’s Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Settler (approx. 2.2 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Vietnam
 
MIA Flag Flies over Memorial Park in Harriman, NY image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 6, 2009
2. MIA Flag Flies over Memorial Park in Harriman, NY
First MIA Flag Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Begley, March 13, 2010
3. First MIA Flag Marker
First MIA Flag image. Click for full size.
By Nick Begley, March 13, 2010
4. First MIA Flag
Close-up of memorial rock image. Click for full size.
By Nick Begley, March 13, 2010
5. Close-up of memorial rock
The plaque reads:
In Memoriam
In wars grim hours that tested all
among the first they heard the call
in many lands far flung and wide
they bravely fought and bravely died
Dedicated to all our veterans of all our wars
A grateful village
Harriman, New York
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by Nick Begley of Chester, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Nick Begley of Chester, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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