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

Lt. James W. Wilson

 
 
Lt. James W. Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2018
1. Lt. James W. Wilson Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
U.S. Air Force pilot
Lt. James W. Wilson
who sacrificed his life for
the citizens of Cortland
Sept. 6, 1952
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POW/MIA
Freedom Tree

With the vision of
universal freedom

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the The Freedom Tree series list.
 
Location. 42° 35.95′ N, 76° 10.646′ W. Marker is in Cortland, New York, in Cortland County. Memorial is at the intersection of Church Street (U.S. 11) and Court Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street. Monument is in Courthouse Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Greenbush Street, Cortland NY 13045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Revolutionary War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Cortland County Women's Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker);
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Cortland County Civil War Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); Cortland County Women Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Cortland County World War II Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); Cortland County World War I Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); Korean War Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cortland.
 
POW/MIA Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2018
2. POW/MIA Freedom Tree Marker
Lt. James W. Wilson and POW/MIA Freedom Tree Markers and Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2018
3. Lt. James W. Wilson and POW/MIA Freedom Tree Markers and Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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