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Old Forge War Memorial

 
 
Old Forge War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
1. Old Forge War Memorial
Inscription.  

Dedicated to those who served

World War I
1917--1918

World War II
1941--1945

Korea
1950--1953

Vietnam
1964--1975

Erected in Grateful Recognition
by the Citizens 1949


 
Erected 1949 by the Citizens of Old Forge.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 22.179′ N, 75° 44.171′ W. Marker is in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is on Main Street south of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south. Memorial is on the Borough Hall grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 South Main Street, Old Forge PA 18518, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders of the Old Forge Cemetery Association
Old Forge War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
2. Old Forge War Memorial Dedication
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Forge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Moosic High School (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Forge.
 
Old Forge War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
3. Old Forge War Memorial Detail
"Korea" engraved after memorial was dedicated
Old Forge War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
4. Old Forge War Memorial Detail
"Vietnam" engraved after memorial was dedicated
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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