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

Dunkirk Parade

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2019
1. Dunkirk Parade Marker
Inscription.  It was on this corner, November 27, 1946 that citizens of Dunkirk, New York, together with French officials and guests, viewed a parade of $75,000 worth of gifts and goods to be sent to Dunkerque, France after the destruction of that city in World War II.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is November 27, 1946.
 
Location. 42° 28.98′ N, 79° 20.073′ W. Marker is in Dunkirk, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue and East 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Central Avenue, Dunkirk NY 14048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Naetzker Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cdr. Harry B. Lyon D.D.S. (approx. 0.4 miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 0.4 miles away); War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedicated 1975 (approx. 0.4 miles away); POW★MIA
Dunkirk Parade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 12, 2019
2. Dunkirk Parade Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 0.4 miles away); B.P.O. Elks (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunkirk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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