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Preston in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Preston Veterans Monument

 
 
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
1. Preston Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
From This Town
Obedient to the Call of
Patriotism and Humanity
Went Forth
One Hundred and Fifty Men
As Soldiers in the Civil War

In Grateful Memory
Of Those Citizens of the Town of
Preston
Who Served Their Country in Arms
In the War for the
Preservation of the Union

Erected
In Token of Filial Gratitude and
of Affection for their Early Home
and to Commemorate
the Patriotic Devotion of
Friends & Neighbors of their youth
by
Charles and Lucius Brown
1898

This Monument
Marks the Dwelling Place of
General Samuel Mott
Eminent Citizen
Upright Magistrate
Soldier of the Revolution
Friend of Washington

Men Who Served in the
World War from the Town of Preston, 1914 – 1918.
Capt. William Tarbox · Capt. Richard Blackmore · Capt. Harold A. Richmond · Lieut. Webster D. Copp · Lieut. William P. McClimon · Lieut. Calvin M. Richardson · Sergt. Walter S. Tarbox · Sergt. Gilbert E. Rogers · Sergt. Edwin H. Street · Sergt.
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Naopoleon Labrea · Corp. William H. Wicks · Lawrence Ahern · C.A. Bell · Charles A. Burdick · Leland Burdick · John Dunn · Oscar C. Ecclestone · Charles Fish · John C. Flynn · Joseph Grady · Frank Higgins · Leander Hill · Carl Jansen · John Jones · Clarence H. Luther · John P. Leahy · Everett D. Miller · Peter Mitchell · John Money · Servatus Maenaus · William Maloney · Niles Olesen · Arthur M. Ogden · Charles J. Partridge · Maurice E. Partridge · Homer Richard · Fred Rosese · Peter Stone · Victor Susigan · William A. Swan · Grant C. Swan · Warren Sisson · Robert Thompson · R.H. Underwood · Guy Underwood · Peter Van Zynck · Corenz Weise · Edwin F. Yerrington
Erected by the citizens of the Town of Preston, 1921

 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWar, World I.
 
Location. 41° 31.727′ N, 71° 58.468′ W. Marker is in Preston, Connecticut, in New London County. Memorial is at the intersection of Jewitt City Road (Connecticut Route 164) and Old Shetucket Turnpike, on the left when traveling south on Jewitt City Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston CT 06365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home (a few steps from this marker); Downer-Doane Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
2. Preston Veterans Monument
line); Preston (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to the Hallville Fishway (approx. 3.9 miles away); Griswold (approx. 4.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug (approx. 4.4 miles away); William A. Buckingham House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Norwich and Worcester Railroad (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
 
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
3. Preston Veterans Monument
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
4. Preston Veterans Monument
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
5. Preston Veterans Monument
World War I Plaque
Preston Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, October 4, 2019
6. Preston Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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