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Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop

 
 
Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2014
1. Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop
Inscription.
Vietnam Memorial
In Memory of
1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop
of Wilson
who gave his life in South Vietnam
May 18, 1943 - October 25, 1968

 
Location. 43° 18.726′ N, 78° 50.141′ W. Marker is in Wilson, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Street and Shore Drive. Click for map. Marker is on a stone in Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park at the end of the walkway from the adjacent Greenwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NY 14172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served (a few steps from this marker); Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Island Park, Wintergreen Island, Tugwell Island & Clark Island (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Park and Harbor Streets (approx. 0.2 miles away); O'Connell Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corner of Pettit and Bay Street (approx. mile away); Port of Entry Marker and Wilson Boat House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilson.
 
Regarding Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop.
Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2014
2. Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop
Greenwood Cemetery in background. Park Street is to the left. Refer to the Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park marker for more pictures of this area.
For many years this marker was located on the dead end portion Ontario Street at a public viewing area of Lake Ontario; 43.317386N, 78.833256W. It was moved to its present location some years after the Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park was opened in May 2007.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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