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Lakewood in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of Those

 
 
Lakewood American Legion Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
1. Lakewood American Legion Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice for freedom. With the blessing of God lest their be no further entries on this stone.

World War I; April 6, 1917, November 11, 1918.
World War 2; December 7, 1941; December 31, 1946.
Korean War June 25, 1950; January 31, 1955.
Vietnam War DEcember 22, 1961; May 7, 1975.
 
Erected 1985 by American Legion Post #1286.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is January 31, 1955.
 
Location. 42° 5.964′ N, 79° 19.642′ W. Marker is in Lakewood, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Chautauqua Avenue, 0.1 miles west of Highland Avenue. Memorial is at American Legion Post #1286. The long driveway for the post is opposite Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 174 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood NY 14750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chautauqua Lake Stock Farm (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lakewood Station on Erie Railroad
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(about 600 feet away); Chautauqua Avenue, Looking South (approx. ¼ mile away); Lakewood Village Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chautauqua Avenue, Looking North to Lake (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Packards (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Holbrook Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lakewood Schools (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakewood.
 
Lakewood American Legion Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
2. Lakewood American Legion Veterans Memorial
Plaque is on the front stone, facing north. There is a separate marker elsewhere for the WWII Honor Roll.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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