Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Canton in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Canton Veterans Memorial

 
 
Canton Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 28, 2015
1. Canton Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
Canton Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of The
Men Who Died In The Service
Of Their Country And In
Recognition To All Men
And Women Who Served
That Freedom Might Live.
This Monument Stands So
That Future Generations
Will Always Remember.

Dedicated Nov. 11, 2001

World War I   1917 – 1918
Giovanni Filice • Austin E. Mahan • Antoni Smilowicz • Benedik Wicha • Albert H. Johnson
World War II   1941 – 1946
John K. Luntta • Octave A. Martin, Jr. • Stanley J. Zionce • Robert F. Olson • Frederick J. Yeske • John H. Stephenson, Jr. • George H. Pierce • George L. Fournier • Sterling W. Bristol, Jr. • Anthony Zommer • Gordon M. Goodrich • Joseph P. Charette • Michael B. Dubiel • Harold A. Parent • John M. Darosz • Ralph G. Olson
Korean War   1950 – 1955
Leonard H. Smith • Carl F. Olson
Vietnam War   1964 – 1975
Thomas H. Perry • Robert L. Scheidel, Jr.
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 41° 48.741′ N, 72° 55.3′ W. Marker is in Canton, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (Connecticut Route 17)
Canton Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 28, 2015
2. Canton Veterans Memorial
A World War I 4.7" field gun stands in front of the memorial.
and River Street, on the right when traveling east on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton CT 06019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charter Oak Offspring (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Collinsville- Railroad from both sides (about 600 feet away); Canton Soldiers Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Collins Company Plow Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Collinsville, Town of Canton (approx. Ό mile away); Collinsville’s Powerhouse Station No. 3 (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Collinsville, Town of Canton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Constitution Oak (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  More about the US Model 1906/17 4.7" Heavy Field Gun. Thanks to Randy Gilbert of Tyler, Texas for providing this link. (Submitted on November 16, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Canton Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 28, 2015
3. Canton Veterans Memorial
World War I US Model 1906/17 4.7" Heavy Field Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement