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Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  

Dedicated
May 30, 1893,
to the memory
of those who fought
for the preservation
of the Union.
1861 — 1865

Comrades

G.A.R. - F.C. & L. - W.R.C


 
Erected 1893.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 26.477′ N, 76° 2.014′ W. Marker is in Marathon, New York, in Cortland County. Memorial is on Main Street (New York State Route 221) west of Cortland Street/Broome Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west. Monument is on the Town Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon NY 13803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Japheth Hunt (a few steps from this marker); First Baptist Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Peck Library (within shouting distance of this marker); A.C. Baker & Son (within shouting distance of this marker); Hulbert's Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marathon.
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
2. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
3. Civil War Memorial Statue
Civil War Memorial G.A.R. Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
4. Civil War Memorial G.A.R. Inscription
Grand Army of the Republic
Civil War Memorial F.C. & L. and W.R.C. Inscriptions image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 11, 2019
5. Civil War Memorial F.C. & L. and W.R.C. Inscriptions
Fraternity, Charity & Loyalty (G.A.R. motto)
Woman's Relief Corps (wives of Union soldiers)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 11, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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