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Boxford in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Boxford Korea and Vietnam Service Memorial

 
 
Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Lindsay, September 26, 2011
1. Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In honor
of those who served their country
during the Korean and Vietnam Wars
Dedicated during Boxford's Tricentennial
in memory of
Cpl James L. Melvin, USMC
This day 26 May 1985

Adjacent stones are engraved with the Honor Roll of Boxford residents who served in the armed forces during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
 
Erected 1985 by American Legion Post 379.
 
Location. 42° 39.635′ N, 70° 59.827′ W. Marker is in Boxford, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Topsfield Road and Elm and Main Streets, on the left when traveling west on Topsfield Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boxford MA 01921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parson Capen House (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Parson Capen House (approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing); First Town Meeting (approx. 4.5 miles away); Goodrich Massacre (approx. 6 miles away); Village Training Field (approx. 6.7 miles
Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Lindsay, September 26, 2011
2. Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker
away); Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. 6.7 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 6.8 miles away); The 1734 Addition (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Lindsay, September 26, 2011
3. Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker
Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Harry Lindsay, September 26, 2011
4. Boxford Vietnam Service Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Harry Lindsay of Boxford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 169 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Harry Lindsay of Boxford, Massachusetts. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Readable pictures of the Korean War Honor Roll stone. • Can you help?
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