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Mocanaqua in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

This memorial is dedicated
to our valiant comrades
who died on the field of battle
and
to all who served the flag of the
United States of America
in all its wars.

Rest comrades! Rest and sleep,
the thoughts of men should be
as sentinels, to keep your
rest from dangers free"
Longfellow

[Dedicated] June 19, 1955


 
Erected 1955 by Mocanaqua Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6434.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 8.46′ N, 76° 8.31′ W. Marker is in Mocanaqua, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Pond Hill Road (Pennsylvania Route 239) south of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 239), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shickshinny PA 18655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mocanaqua (a few steps from this marker); World Wars Memorial
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 14, 2018
2. War Memorial
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Shickshinny (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warriors Path (approx. 2.4 miles away); Union Access (approx. 3.2 miles away); Wapwallopen (approx. 4.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Nescopeck (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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