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Near Hyde Park in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II

 
 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 22, 2019
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.  East Park Observation Post. Aircraft warning service. Civilian airplane spotters on 24 hour watch 1942-1943. Site was on east side of Violet Ave.
 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 41° 47.176′ N, 73° 54.84′ W. Marker is near Hyde Park, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Violet Avenue (New York State Route 9G) and Brower Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Violet Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hyde Park NY 12538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoutenburgh House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Firefighter Paul Tegtmeier (approx. half a mile away); New Guinea Community Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Those Who Served (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hyde Park Vietnam War Monument (approx.
World War II Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 22, 2019
2. World War II Marker Site
1.2 miles away); Hyde Park World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyde Park.
 
Regarding World War II. The post was across the street from this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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