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Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

War Memorial

Liberty • Victory

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

To the Men and Women
of Adams
who served this country
in time of war

[Memorial Medallions]
Artillery • Aviation • Infantry
Marine Corps • US Navy • US [replacement]

[Seal of Commonwealth of Massachusetts]


 
Erected 1935.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I.
 
Location. 42° 37.641′ N, 73° 7.05′ W. Marker is in Adams, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Memorial is on Columbia Street (Massachusetts Route 8) north of Valley Street, on the left when traveling north. Monument is adjacent to Adams Memorial Middle School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adams MA 01220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia World War I Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Maple Street Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); William McKinley (approx. ¼ mile
War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
2. War Memorial Dedication
away); Renfrew Manufacturing Company World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots (approx. 0.4 miles away); Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Susan Brownell Anthony (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams.
 
War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
3. War Memorial Detail
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
4. War Memorial
War Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
5. War Memorial Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. What word on the monument's top NE face compliments Liberty and Victory? What was on the missing medallion? • Can you help?
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Aug. 11, 2020