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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Gateway

 
 
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
1. Memorial Gateway Marker
Inscription.  
Until this or future
generations shall provide
a more fitting tribute,

this simple gateway
is erected as a memorial
for the dead

and testimonial to
the living soldiers and
others from Carroll County

who served in the
World War
and other wars since
the county was founded.

 
Erected 1937 by H. Peyton Gorsuch.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 34.294′ N, 76° 59.433′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Memorial is on North Center Street west of Court Lane, on the right when traveling south. On the southern gate to Westminster City Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 North Center Street, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Final Tribute (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Army of the Potomac (about 500 feet away); Divided Loyalties
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
2. Memorial Gateway Marker
(about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (about 500 feet away); Aftermath of Battle (about 500 feet away); The Opera House (about 500 feet away); Corbit's Charge (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Sign on the opposite entrance of the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
3. Sign on the opposite entrance of the park
City of Westminster
·1937·

·Mayor·
George E. Matthews

·Councilmen·
Joseph L. Mathias, President
Frank T. Shaeffer
Walter H. Davis
Edwin S. Gehr
Jesse C. Rover

·City Attorney·
D. Eugene Walsh
Sign on the opposite entrance of the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
4. Sign on the opposite entrance of the park
Westminster
City Park


Westminster Recreation and Parks
Project Assisted by MD Dept. of Natural Resources
Program Open Space
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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