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Middletown World War I Memorial

 
 
Middletown World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., September 1, 2020
1. Middletown World War I Memorial
Facing south at the memorial base; "1917-1918" in stone on left and right sides of this.
Inscription.  
In honor of the men who served in
the World War and in memory of
Rupert M. Burstan, Capt. U.S.M.C.
John J. Hoffecker, 9th.Inft.
E. Davis Manlove, 59th.Pioneers
Jeremiah Jackson, colored I.R.D.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 39° 26.972′ N, 75° 43.01′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Memorial is at the intersection of W. Main Street (Delaware Route 299) and S. Broad Street (Delaware Route 71), on the right when traveling east on W. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown DE 19709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Middletown (a few steps from this marker); Witherspoon Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Middletown Academy (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old St. Anne's (approx. one mile away); Three Welsh Members
Middletown World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., September 1, 2020
2. Middletown World War I Memorial
I moved more than 90 degrees clockwise from the Memorial base to take this photo. That is West Main Street in the background, and the partially-hidden blue Witherspoon Tavern marker can be seen.
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(approx. one mile away); This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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