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Eastchester Memorial Park

 
 
Eastchester Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
1. Eastchester Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.
Memorial Park
In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
In The Defense of Our Country
The United States of Eastchester America
Dedicated October 23, 1972


[ small plaque ]
Presented To The
People of Eastchester
by the
President of the United States
To honor those whose sacrifices are remembered here
"We honor not only their memory but also the principles of justice and freedom for which they gave their lives."
Richard Nixon
October 23, 1972

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Eastchester Memorial Park
Dedicated October 23, 1972
In grateful appreciation to the people of the
Town of Eastchester for their unselfish and untiring
efforts in building this park.
Anthony J. Colavita
Supervisor of the Town of
Eastchester, New York

 
Erected 1972.
 
Location. 40° 57.908′ N, 73° 48.539′ W. Marker is in Eastchester, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of White Plains Road (New York State Route 22) and California Road, on the left when traveling south on White Plains Road. Click for map. Located in Eastchester Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Eastchester NY 10709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Eastchester Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
2. Eastchester Memorial Park Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gold Star Mothers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wayside Inn (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Daniel D. Tompkins Birthplace (approx. 2.6 miles away); Westchester County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gen. Howe’s Headquarters (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ardsley World War I Honor Roll (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eastchester.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans
 
Eastchester Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
3. Eastchester Memorial Park Marker
Eastchester Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
4. Eastchester Memorial Park Marker
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Eastchester Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
5. Eastchester Memorial Park Marker
Sign in the Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
6. Sign in the Park
Lt. Col. Sam Dirienzo
V.F.W
Post 2285
We are proud of our men
and women who served and
are serving our country.
Marker Near a Tree image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
7. Marker Near a Tree
In Memory Of
P.F.C. Samuel D. Ferrante
Dec. 5, 1923 Nov. 8, 1944
The Ferrante Family
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
8. Marker Near a Tree
Col. Dana B. Rasmussen, U.S.A.
Jan.25, 1928 – Mar. 24, 1990
Donated By
Angela and Noelle Rasmussen
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
9. Marker Near a Tree
In Memory Of
Sgt. Howard R. Bruckner
U.S. Army Infantry 1950 – 1969
Killed In Action
Viet Nam Aug. 18, 1969
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
10. Marker Near a Tree
In Memory Of
Major James J. Thancred, U.S.A.R.
Sept. 20, 1925 – Dec. 25, 1986
From His Beloved Family
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
11. Marker Near a Tree
In Loving Memory of
Captain Frank A. Pezzella
United States Air Force
February 29, 1944
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
12. Marker Near a Tree
In Memory Of
Giuseppe Depippo
World War I Veteran
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
13. Marker Near a Tree
Your Legacy Lives On
Joseph Saviano U.S. Navy WWI
The Saviano Family
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By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
14. Marker Near a Tree
In Memory Of John J. Andres
1921 – 1975
Who Gave Feeely Of His Personal
And Public Spirit In The
Design Of This Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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