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Waverly in Tioga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Memorial

In Memoriam

 
 
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
1. War Memorial
Inscription.  

This native boulder
is erected to the
memory of the
Soldier and Sailor
dead of our community.
They nobly served
to safeguard
and transmit to
posterity our
country's principles
of justice, freedom
and democracy.
1776 • 1812 • 1847
1861 • 1898 • 1917

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I.
 
Location. 42° 0.28′ N, 76° 32.208′ W. Marker is in Waverly, New York, in Tioga County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Pennsylvania Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Gridley Plaza, Waverly NY 14892, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx.
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
2. War Memorial
Looking south toward Muldoon Park in background
0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Valley Color Guard Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Glenwood Cemetery and Mausoleum (approx. ¾ mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly.
 
More about this memorial. The marker was presumably placed soon after World War I.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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