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Stanfordville in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freedom Square Park

 
 
Freedom Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 1999
1. Freedom Square Park Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the 140 Civil War soldiers of Stanford
“Our cause is a good and just one”
Talmadge Wood, 156th N.Y. Vol. Inf.
Mortally Wounded at Gettysburg
July 3, 1863

 
Erected 1985 by Stanford Historical Society.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 52.235′ N, 73° 42.274′ W. Marker is in Stanfordville, New York, in Dutchess County. Memorial is on New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanfordville NY 12581, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bear Market (approx. 2.1 miles away); Attlebury School House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Attlebury School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Creek Meeting House (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Creek Meeting House (approx. 4 miles away); Pine Plains-Stanford Line (approx. 5.3 miles away); Bloom’s Mill (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bloomvale (approx. 5.6 miles away).
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More about this marker. The marker is near the Stanford Town Court.
 
Freedom Square Park Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 1999
2. Freedom Square Park Memorial
The statue represents native son Maj. Cornelius Nase Campbell, 1st Surgeon of the 150th NY Infantry.
Freedom Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 5, 2019
3. Freedom Square Park Marker
Twenty years later...
Freedom Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 5, 2019
4. Freedom Square Park Marker
Side view of statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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