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Mount Morris in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Honor of the Mount Morris Veterans

 
 
Mount Morris Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
1. Mount Morris Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
In honor of the
veterans of all
wars and those
who made the
supreme sacrifice
for God and
our country

 
Erected 1959 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 547, American Legion Post 354.
 
Location. 42° 43.1′ N, 77° 52.157′ W. Marker is in Mount Morris, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 36) and Spring Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Memorial is in Veterans Park. A parking lot is at the intersection. The Genesee Valley Greenway runs along the back of the park. The greenway is the former Genesee Valley Canal. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Morris NY 14510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Park Dedicated to the Men of 3rd U.S. Marines (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Francis Bellamy (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John W. Powell (approx. half a mile away); Mary S. Howell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Francis Bellamy Memorial Park (approx. 0.8 miles
Back image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
2. Back
away); The Genesee Valley (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of De-Yu-It-Ga-Oh (approx. 2.2 miles away); Williamsburg (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Morris.
 
Categories. Military
 
Facing NY 36 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
3. Facing NY 36
Walkway Entrance at Parking Lot image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
4. Walkway Entrance at Parking Lot
Walkway Circle image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
5. Walkway Circle
Memorial is edge-on near the farthest flagpole. The newer Wall of Honor is directly ahead. The five pillars, near to far, have description plaques for WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, and the Cold War, respectively.
Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
6. Wall of Honor
South Side of Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
7. South Side of Wall of Honor
Crosses and Lists of Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 24, 2015
8. Crosses and Lists of Veterans
Each cross is enscripted with a U.S. military war or conflict or significant military action. The boards at the back list veterans' names under glass by war/conflict.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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