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Swindler Park

 
 
Swindler Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Swindler Park Marker
Inscription. This park is dedicated to the memory of Leland Stanford Swindler Brigadier General USMC Born 1893 - Died 1993 Soldier, sailor and marine he entered the service in 1912, served in WWI, the China Campaign, WWII and the Korean War. He was decorated for his accomplishments at the battle of Iwo Jima as commander of the 8th Field Depot and concurrently as the Landing Force Shore Party Commander. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
 
Erected by South Point Association.
 
Location. 38° 14.109′ N, 75° 11.111′ W. Marker is in Ocean City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on South Point Road 0.1 miles south of Landing Street, on the left. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ocean City MD 21842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Genesar" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rackliffe Plantation Milk House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Caring for the Bay (approx. 1.9 miles away); You're looking out over... A Productive Nursery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sheltered Waters
Swindler Park & Sinepuxent Bay image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Swindler Park & Sinepuxent Bay
(approx. 1.9 miles away); The Wild Ponies (approx. 1.9 miles away); Treasures from the Past (approx. 1.9 miles away); Beach to Bay Indian Trail (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Marine Corps
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,777 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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