East Meadow in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Catholic War Veterans Memorial
Catholic War Veterans
Erected by Catholic War Veterans Post No. 882.
Location. 40° 44.023′ N, 73° 34.667′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Park Boulevard north of County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Four Immortal Chaplains (here, next to this marker); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (a few steps from this marker); African-American Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (a few steps from this marker); Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
More about this marker. The marker is located south of the Veterans Memorial Tower, on the left side of the path that leads from Parking Lot 6 to the tower, in Memorial Plaza in Eisenhower Park.
Also see . . . History of the Catholic War Veterans. In early 1935 – Msgr. (then Father) Edward J. Higgins, with permission of his Bishop Ordinary, Most Reverend Thomas E. Molloy of the Diocese of Brooklyn, gathered together a few parishoners from his parish, Church of the Immaculate Conception in New York, who had served in World War I, and organized the first Post of the Catholic War Veterans, Astoria Post #1, which is a Post of Queens Chapter, Department of New York. (Submitted on July 30, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.