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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Tallman Bridge

Duty • Honor • Country

 
 
The Tallman Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
1. The Tallman Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated 2011
in memory of
Brigadier General Richard J. Tallman
Born in Honesdale 1925
Killed in Action, Vietnam 1972

[Combat Infantry Badge, Third Award]

Graduate of Honesdale HS and the US Military Academy he led infantry soldiers in combat at every level of command from Fire Team to Brigade in World War II, the Korean War, and four tours in Vietnam.

The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. -- Douglas MacArthur


 
Erected 2011.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsPatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 2011.
 
Location. 41° 34.622′ N, 75° 15.413′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Memorial is at the intersection of Church Street (U.S. 6) and the Lackawaxen River, on the right when traveling north on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Snubbing Post (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Lackawaxen River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Lackawaxen River (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Stourbridge Lion (about 400 feet away); Heroes of 1776-Residents of Wayne County (about 500 feet away); 1829 Stourbridge Lion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. True dedication of Tallman Bridge (Wayne Independent, Nov 14, 2011). (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Richard Joseph Tallman Memorial Page. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
The Tallman Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 6, 2017
2. The Tallman Bridge and Marker
Looking southeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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