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Canton in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of those Citizens from the Town of Canton

 
 
Town of Canton WWI & WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Town of Canton WWI & WWII Memorial
Inscription.
In Memory
of those citizens from the
own of Canton who gave their lives for their country
World War I
[14 names listed]
World War II
[30 names listed]
[plaques on back]
Dedicated to these men who gave their lived for the cause of freedom in the Korean Conflict [3 names listed]

In the Vietnam Conflict [6 names listed]

[plaque on separate stone]

In grateful appreciation to all veterans who served during WWII
 
Erected by Edward C. Seymour Post 1231 V.F.W.
 
Location. 44° 35.733′ N, 75° 10.101′ W. Marker is in Canton, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles east of Park Street (County Route 27), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Canton Village Park. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NY 13617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Village Park and Main Street (a few steps from this marker); Home of Silas Wright (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Rushton Boat Shop
Plaques on Back of Stone - Korea & Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
2. Plaques on Back of Stone - Korea & Vietnam
(approx. mile away); Silas Wright (approx. mile away); Water Street and the Third Dam (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Lawrence University (approx. 0.3 miles away); The King Iron Bowstring Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Canton.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Separate Stone at Back of Memorial - All in WWII image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
3. Separate Stone at Back of Memorial - All in WWII
Eastward on US 11 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
4. Eastward on US 11
US 11 is marked north-south but is compass east-west through Canton.
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
5. Westward
Civil War memorial and buildings on Park Street in background.
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
6. Back of Memorial
The white house on US 11 in the background is the Silas Wright house, now the museum of the Saint Lawrence County Historical Association.
Front image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
7. Front
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. 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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