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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Athens Veterans Memorial

 
 
Athens Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Athens Veterans Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
Pro Patria
Et Gloria

Erected to the memory of
our soldiers
who fought in defense of
the flag

(Back):
Presented to the township
of Athens, Bradford County
by Joseph Whipple
and
Charlotte Snell
Stickles
of Orange, New Jersey
MDCCCC

 
Erected 1900 by Joseph Whipple and Charlotte Snell.
 
Location. 41° 57.07′ N, 76° 30.96′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 199), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Veterans (a few steps from this marker); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (a few steps from this marker); Roll of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Foster (a few steps from this marker); Site of Athens Academy (a few steps from this marker); Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carrying Path (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Back of Memorial
Soldier and Drummer image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Soldier and Drummer
Statue atop the memorial.
<i>Soldier's Monument, Athens, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by P.J. Weber, circa 1909
4. Soldier's Monument, Athens, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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