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Mendon in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers

 
 
In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By S. Lamont, circa 1999
1. In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker
Inscription. Who fought in the French-Indian Wars 1755 - 1763 and its Minute Men who responded so quickly to the Lexington Alarm April 19, 1775 and its Revolutionary Soldiers who did their part in winning the war that gave us our freedom and independence 1775 - 1783 Erected and dedicated by Mendon Historical Society May 5, 1967 in commemoration of the Town's 300th anniversary.
 
Erected 1967 by Mendon Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 6.234′ N, 71° 32.937′ W. Marker is in Mendon, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Providence Street near George Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. .14 mi SE from town center. Main Street SE to junction of Providence and George Streets. Cemetery is immediately S of the junction. Marker is in this post office area: Mendon MA 01756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founders' Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adin Ballou Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); World War II Memorial
In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Margaret Haynes, by Permission, August 25, 2002
2. In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker
The Mendon Old Cemetery Crypt. In winter, when ground was frozen, corpses were stored in crypts until the ground thawed, graves dug, and burials completed.
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mendon.
 
Additional keywords. Mendon,Minute Men
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Church at Mendon's Old Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Margaret Haynes, by Permission, August 25, 2002
3. Church at Mendon's Old Cemetery
In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Margaret Haynes, by Permission, August 25, 2002
4. In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers Marker
The Torrey plot represents burial traditions of early Mendon families.
 
 
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