Newfane in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
One Country and One Flag
[front]S.B. Kemp Post, No. 108, G.A.R., of Olcott.[21 names]
One country and one flag.
With malice toward none and charity for all.
Whatever we wish to see introduced into the life of a nation must first be introduced into its schools.
Gettysburg - Appomattox
Wilderness - Spottsylvania
[rear]Erected May, 1899, under the auspices of S.B. Kemp Post No. 108, G.A.R. of Olcott, NY - and - Patriotic Citizens, in memory of 74 defenders of the Union, war of 1861-1865, from that part of the town of Newfane, north of Youngstown Road.
Our tribute: May their deeds of valor be cherished forever. -Citizens.
Lookout Mountain - Chickamauga
Stone Mountain - Petersburg
Sheridan twenty miles away
Erected 1899 by S.B. Kemp Post No. 108, G.A.R. of Olcott, NY.
Location. 43° 20.278′ N, 78° 42.894′ W. Marker is in Newfane, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Lockport Street and East Main Street, in the median on Lockport Street. Click for map. Marker is in the lakeside hamlet of Olcott, also known as Olcott Beach. Marker is in this post office area: Olcott NY 14126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Kiddie Whistle Pig Ferris Wheel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tom Kelly Rustic Theatre (about 400 feet away); Olcott Amusement Park (about 500 feet away); Olcott Beach (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Those Who for Their Splendid Spirit of Duty (about 600 feet away); Site of Stone Marking the Northernmost Point of the Transit Surveyed by Joseph Ellicott (approx. 0.9 miles away); Home of James Van Horn (approx. 1.8 miles away); McClew Farm (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newfane.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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