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Corning in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
1. Veterans Memorial
Former Civil War Monument
Inscription.  

In memory of those
who served their country
during the
War for the Preservation of the Union
1861 — 1865

Fort Sumter • Antietam
Gettysburg • Appomattox
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The City of Corning
is privileged to be a
part of honoring our
Corning Area Veterans
with this memorial


 
Erected 1911 by the Patriotic Organizations and Citizens of Corning.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 8.345′ N, 77° 2.438′ W. Marker is in Corning, New York, in Steuben County. Memorial is at the intersection of Cohocton Street (New York State Route 225) and 1st Street, on the left when traveling south on Cohocton Street. Marker is in Veterans Memorial Park, a small triangular pocket park between Cohocton St., 1st St., and Park Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 Cohocton Street, Corning NY 14830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Civil War Monument Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
2. Civil War Monument Dedication
are within walking distance of this marker. Denison Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Corning Centennial Sculpture (approx. 0.6 miles away); Erie Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); City of Corning (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ecker Drug Store (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Rockwell Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Galvin and Haines Insurance (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corning.
 
Regarding Veterans Memorial. The monument was erected to honor Civil War veterans but now includes pavilion pavers honoring veterans of all American wars.
 
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
3. Civil War Monument
Fort Sumter and Cavalry Sabers
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
4. Civil War Monument
Antietam
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
5. Veterans Memorial
Gettysburg and Navy Anchor
Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
6. Civil War Monument
Appomattox
Civil War Monument Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
7. Civil War Monument Sponsors
Veterans Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
8. Veterans Memorial Dedication
Veterans Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
9. Veterans Memorial Dedication
Veterans Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
10. Veterans Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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