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Whitinsville in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Thomas J. Melia, Jr.

 
 
Thomas J. Melia, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
1. Thomas J. Melia, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  

The Mumford Riverwalk
is dedicated to

Thomas J. Melia, Jr.
1926-1998

who dedicated his life to us in war and in
peace: as a U.S. Marine and as an Officer
and Chief of our police department.

His life was an inspiration to us all.


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasWar, KoreanWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 6.442′ N, 71° 39.395′ W. Marker is in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Memorial is on Linwood Avenue 0.2 miles east of Cross Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitinsville MA 01588, 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. David P. Casey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitinsville Social Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Northbridge Contingent in the Nations Wars - 1939-1955
Thomas J. Melia, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
2. Thomas J. Melia, Jr. Marker
Looking southeast
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(approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Blackstone Canal (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitinsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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