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Tonawanda Veterans Memorial

 
 
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
1. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
The two walls are at an oblique angle. These inner wedge sides face Niagara Street. All six panels seen here have United States Army as the header.
Inscription.
United States Army
United States Navy
United States Air Force
United States Marines
United States Coast Guard 1790
Merchant Marines

 
Erected by Navy Seebees Veterans Island X8, Amvets James P. Saurini Post 1946, Tonawandas Post 264 American Legion, Frontiersmen Post 7545 V.F.W.
 
Location. 43° 0.638′ N, 78° 54.275′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) and Veterans Road, on the right when traveling east on Niagara Street. Click for map. Memorial is in Veterans Park in the City of Tonawanda. Marker is in this post office area: Tonawanda NY 14150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Westward to Buffalo (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Brewery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Engineering the Erie Canal (approx. half a mile away); Grand Island Ferry (approx. half a mile away); Erie Canal Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Great Ships of the Niagara (approx.
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
2. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Far left panel - United States Army
mile away); Dedicated to the Memory (approx. 1.1 miles away); To The Glory of God and in Grateful Remembrance (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
Categories. Military
 
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
3. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Left middle panel - United States Army
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
4. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Left panel nearest centerpoint - United States Army
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
5. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right panel nearest centerpoint - United States Army
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
6. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right middle panel - United States Army
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
7. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right far panel - United States Army
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
8. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
The outer wedge sides of the walls, pictured here, have United States Navy headers for the three left panels. The headers for the right panels are, from the center point to the right, United States Air Force, United States Marines, and United States Coast Guard/Merchant Marines.
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
9. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Left far panel - United States Navy
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
10. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Left middle panel - United States Navy
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
11. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Left panel nearest to the centerpoint - United States Navy
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
12. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right panel nearest to the centerpoint - United States Air Force
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
13. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right middle panel - United States Marines
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 8, 2016
14. Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Right far panel - United States Coast Guard 1790 / Merchant Marine
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on October 9, 2016.
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