Norwalk in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Norwalk World War I Memorial
as a tribute of honor to the
Citizens of Norwalk, Conn.
who devoted themselves to the cause of freedom in the service of our country during the Great World War, 1917 – 1919 and as a memorial to the men who made the supreme sacrifice
Abbott Fred E. Amundsen Fred W. Bates Charles Bennett Edward Birdsall Cortland V. Blake Mortimer G. Bloom Charles H. Burwell John C. Caffrey Thomas P. Cantoni James G. Cifatte Stephen Coleman James E. Grotty William Davenport Charles R. Ferris Frank H. Godfrey Frank H. Goldstein Peter Goodrow Willis Hall Walter Kenneth Hall Robert S. Hayes Arthur Holston Ansley H. Hunt Frederick James George L. Leonard James P. Larsen Albert C. Louden Clarence A. Luevine Samuel Moore Frederick Moscariello Thomas Mulvoy Anthony J. Nichols Clayton W. OBrien Jeremiah F. Owens Patrick Paradiso Antonio Ricco Giovanni Schultz Gilbert O. Sheehan Frederick Sheehan Marcus Smith Russell I. Smith Walter J. Sniffen Charles H. Tarlov Aime Weed David Jonathan Zoeller William
The cannon that surmounts this monument was used by the French Army during the World War. It was captured by the German Army and later recaptured by the French and presented to the City of Norwalk, Conn. July 16, 1921,
Location. 41° 7.111′ N, 73° 24.485′ W. Marker is in Norwalk, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of East Avenue and Park Street, on the right when traveling south on East Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the Historic Norwalk Town Green. Marker is in this post office area: Norwalk CT 06855, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Norwalk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Pauls Historic Graveyard (about 600 feet away); Parish of St. Pauls (about 700 feet away); St. Pauls Church (about 700 feet away); Burning of Norwalk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of the Rocks Monument (approx. half a mile away); Norwalk Founded (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Norwalk.
More about this marker. Monument consists of a cannon atop a pedestal. Around the base of the pedestal are bronze plaques with the names of World War I veterans from Norwalk. Each plaque also includes the title “1917 The World War 1919” and the quote “We honor those who do us honor”.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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