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Somers in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Somers Veterans Monument

 
 
Somers Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
1. Somers Veterans Monument
Inscription.
Dedicated To
The Men and Women Of
Somers, Who Have Served
Or Will Serve in The
Armed Forces
Of the United States
1994

 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 41° 19.801′ N, 73° 41.006′ W. Marker is in Somers, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Somerstown Turnpike (U.S. 202) 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 116, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Ivandell Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Somers NY 10589, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somers World War I Monument (here, next to this marker); Somers Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Elephant Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Salem World War II Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Reis Park (approx. 2.5 miles away); Mt. Zion Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Thompson House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Knickerbocker Ice (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somers.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Somers Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
2. Somers Veterans Monument
Richard Somers image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
3. Richard Somers
Originally called Stephentown, the town changed its name in 1808 to Somers, in tribute to Richard Somers (1776 – 1804), a young naval officer from New Jersey who lost his life in the war with Tripoli.
Somers Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
4. Somers Veterans Monument
In front is the Somers World War I Monument and a WW II 75mm M1 Pack Howitzer.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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