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Near Westernport in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
A tribute to the men, women,
and their families who
endured for freedom.

For God and Country

In Honor
Afghanistan and
Iraqi Freedom
Veterans

American Legion Posts 13 & 41

WWII Veterans
Honor Roll
Franklin, MD


Originally Dedicated Aug. 27, 1944
Rededicated Aug. 27, 2006

January 13, 1964
SAC B 52 carrying nuclear bombs
crashes in Garrett County


Crew were:
Major Thomas W. McCormick,
Capt. Parker C. Peedin, Major Robert L. Payne,
Major Robert E. Townley, T. Sgt Melvin Wooten

 
Erected by Barton American Legion Post #189.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitaryWar, AfghanistanWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 30.176′ N, 79° 2.931′ W. Marker is near Westernport, Maryland, in Allegany County. Memorial is on New Georges Creek Road
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
2. Veterans Memorial
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Southwest (Route 36) just north of Creek Side Drive Southwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21011 New Georges Creek Road Southwest, Westernport MD 21562, 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. WWII Veterans Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Working Together for the Community (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Flood of September 1996 (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 1.3 miles away); Don Redman (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away in West Virginia); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away in West Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westernport.
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
3. Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
4. Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
5. Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 18, 2022