“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Salamanca in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

From the Mountains of Afghanistan

Salamanca Afghanistan Iraq Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 23, 2016
1. Salamanca Afghanistan Iraq Memorial
From the mountains of Afghanistan
and deserts of Iraq
these men and women
gave devotion and sacrifice.
They are worthy of much greater
recognition than words can say.
Let us pay tribute to
the heroism of those who served
and those who gave all.
We are forever grateful.

Erected 2015.
Location. 42° 9.499′ N, 78° 44.085′ W. Marker is in Salamanca, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (New York State Route 417) and Eagle Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Click for map. Memorial is at the entrance to Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Salamanca NY 14779, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Those from the Salamanca Area (a few steps from this marker); These Gates Erected by Salamanca (a few steps from this marker); Sweet Water Spring (approx. 1.7 miles away); In Memory of Our Dead Comrades (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fire Observation Stations: / Fire Tower is Reborn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ski Jumping (approx. 3.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 4.1 miles away); Weather Station (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salamanca.
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 150 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on September 27, 2016.
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