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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marietta in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

War Memorial Park

Marietta, PA

War Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 7, 2019
1. War Memorial Park Marker
Dedicated in Honor of those from the Marietta area who served God and Country during World War II and in loving memory of these twelve men who made the ultimate sacrifice.

May we, whose Destiny it is to live on, dedicate our lives to the preservation of that which they won for us:
Freedom - - in the community,
in the Nation, and throughout the world.

1946 Rededicated 2006
Sons of the American Legion
Squadron 466

This memorial was made possible through gifts of time, materials and funds generously donated by members of the Legion and the Marietta community.

[Names listed to the left of the center plaques:]
John L.
1924 - 1945

William M.
Fuhrman, Jr.
1922 - 1943

Gohn, Jr.
1915 - 1944

1912 - 1944

[Names listed to the right of the center plaques:]
George W.
1919 - 1944

Walter C.
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1923 - 1944

William A.
1924 - 1945

Grant B.
1924 - 1944

Daniel E.
1917 - 1944

Erected 2006 by Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 466.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 40° 3.584′ N, 76° 32.85′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Walnut Street and North Pine Street, on the right when traveling west on East Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 North Pine Street, Marietta PA 17547, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Silk Mill at Marietta (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Meeting House (approx. Ό mile away); Women in Marietta (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marietta (approx. 0.3 miles away); Those Who Served From Marietta in World War II (approx. 0.3 miles away); Furnace Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Buried Story (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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