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New City in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Rockland County Veterans Monument

Rockland County Veterans Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
1. Rockland County Veterans Monument
[ inscription on the granite base ]
Erected By The People Of Rockland
County In Grateful Appreciation
Of The Noble Sacrifice Of These
Sons And Daughters Who Gave Their
Lives In The World War 1914-1918

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That
A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends

[ east plaque ]
Bauman Eugene Blauvelt Charles R. Blauvelt Raymond O. Bowers Fred L. Brophy Richard Campbell Florence Wanda Clark George W. Conway Michael Cook Adolphus Cooper Hedley T. Crawford Conrad Craven Jos. A. DeBaun Henry Dederer Ellsworth H. DeGraw John Henry Dlouhy Charles Doyle Abram Doyle William Degan Thomas Devall Harold L. Bickoff Raymond Engle Archibald J. Ferguson Harold Fletcher Lee Chase Formato Carmine Frohling Frederick W. Fromm John Paul Gardner Wm Henry Gordon John G. Greek David Hamilton James Hannigan Daniel J. Hart Maurice Z. Henton William H. Hinshenwood James Edward Holt Harold B. Hymen Samuel Ingalls John Ingalls Roy John Jacaruso John S. Jauss Raymond Boyd Kerr Albert W. King Louis W. Kline Harry L. Krebs Charles W. Ladeks Leo B. Lake Alpheus Geo. Leggett Paul Lighenstein George J. Logatto Benjamin Lynch Thomas F. McElree Reuben McGuire Michael
East Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
2. East Plaque
J. Maxwell William H. Moscarella Anthony Moser David Murray John L. O'Dowd Dennis H. Oldfield John Cashman Perry John Mardee Ruppel Adam A. Schaper Henry M. Scheu Phillip Schreiber Ludwig T. Schroeder Goodson Schureman Olive Secor John H. Seymour Harry P. Sheridan Owen Smith Halliday Spencer Smith Hilton H. Stagen Charlotte S. Staubitz Philip Tiffany James Goblet DuBois Tomovcik Michael J. Topping Hugh Troina Calogero Vanderbeek George R. Van Dunk John Van Dunk William H. Vitale Salvatore Voorhis Milton Wanamaker Harry S. Whelen William Zelenka William George

[ south plaque ]
We The People Of
Rockland County
Thank Our Neighbors Who Answered
The Call Against Agression During The
Korean Conflict

I Am Certain That
However Great The Hardships
And The Trials
Which Loom Ahead, Our America
Will Endure And The
Cause Of Human Freedom
Will Triumph.
1950 - 1955

[ west plaque ]
From The East To The West,
Thousands Lay At Rest
To Provide An Everlasting Peace
For The World.
In Memory Of Those Who Gave Their
Lives To This End
World War II

No greater love can be shown than
when men and women so live and die
that their friends may be free . . . and
South Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
3. South Plaque
flames that burn in their memories
call us to nobler deeds to help
make gentle the life of the world.
1941 - 1945

[ north plaque ]
In Appreciation From The People Of
Rockland County
To Those Who Defended Freedom
In Foreign Lands Dirung
The Viet Nam Era

Too young to die so much you'll miss
If you were here we'd tell you this
Because of you, our son will see
A world of peace, all people free.
You paid the greatest price you could
We cannot thank you like we should
But when we see our flag go by,
We'll think of you and how you died.
1964 - 1973

Location. 41° 8.818′ N, 73° 59.407′ W. Marker is in New City, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (County Route 29) and Congers Road, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Located in front of the Rockland County Court House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 South Main Street, New City NY 10956, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockland County Korea - World War II - Vietnam Monument (here, next to this marker); Rockland County Law Enforcement Memorial (a few steps
West Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
4. West Plaque
from this marker); Rockland County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Recognition (within shouting distance of this marker); New City World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Collyer Farm Pond and New City Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Martinus Hogenkamp Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in New City.
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
North Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
5. North Plaque
Rockland County Veterans Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
6. Rockland County Veterans Monument
Rockland County Veterans Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 24, 2010
7. Rockland County Veterans Monument
Behind the monument is the Rockland County Korea - World War II - Vietnam Monument
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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