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Clarks Summit in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

[front]

[Armed Forces Branch Emblems]

And I am proud to be an American where
at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the
ones who died who gave that right to me.

[back]

This monument presented by:
Parker - Wescott Post #40
Veterans of the Viet-Nam War

[members not transcribed]


 
Erected 1986 by Parker - Wescott VVW Post #40.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 29.157′ N, 75° 43.094′ W. Marker is in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is at the intersection of Morgan Highway (Pennsylvania Route 307) and Grove Street, on the right when traveling north on Morgan Highway. Monument is on the Abington Community Library grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 West Grove Street, Clarks Summit PA 18411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
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(approx. one mile away); Deacon William Clark (approx. 1.4 miles away); Baptist Church Bell (approx. 1.4 miles away); South Abington Township World War II Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 3 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarks Summit.
 
Also see . . .  God Bless the USA at Wikipedia. The marker's text includes the lyrics from the song "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood. (Submitted on March 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2019
3. War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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