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Korean War Memorial

June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953

 
 
Washington County Korean War Memorial marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2018
1. Washington County Korean War Memorial marker
Inscription.  
Honoring the men and women of Washington County Maryland who by their service in the United States armed forces aided in stemming the tide of Communist aggression throughout the world
 
Erected by Antietam Chapter 312, Korean War Veterans Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 39° 39.331′ N, 77° 42.235′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Memorial is on Potomac Avenue near Mealey Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John D. Zentmyer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Korean War 1950-1953 (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Hill (approx. half a mile away); Edward Oswald, Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Hagerstonians in the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); 474 North Potomac Street (approx. ¾ mile away); 468 North Potomac Street
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(approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Hagerstonians in the Civil War (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
"Freedom Is Not Free" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2018
2. "Freedom Is Not Free"
The Washington County honored dead
Washington County Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2018
3. Washington County Korean War Memorial
"America's Forgotten War" on the left panel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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