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Clarks Summit in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

[front]

[Armed Forces Branch Emblems]

And I am proud to be an American where
at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the
ones who died who gave that right to me.

[back]

This monument presented by:
Parker - Wescott Post #40
Veterans of the Viet-Nam War

[members not transcribed]


 
Erected 1986 by Parker - Wescott VVW Post #40.
 
Location. 41° 29.157′ N, 75° 43.094′ W. Marker is in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Morgan Highway (Pennsylvania Route 307) and Grove Street, on the right when traveling north on Morgan Highway. Touch for map. Monument is on the Abington Community Library grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 West Grove Street, Clarks Summit PA 18411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Deacon William Clark (approx. 1.4 miles away);
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
2. War Memorial (back)
Baptist Church Bell (approx. 1.4 miles away); South Abington Township World War II Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 3 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarks Summit.
 
Also see . . .  God Bless the USA at Wikipedia. The marker's text includes the lyrics from the song "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood. (Submitted on March 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
3. War Memorial
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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