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Honesdale in Wayne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Lyman L. Lemnitzer

1899 - 1988

 
 
General Lyman L. Lemnitzer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2020
1. General Lyman L. Lemnitzer Marker
Inscription.  

Cadet, USMA West Point, 1918-1920
CG 34th Anti-Aircraft Bde, 1942-1943
Deputy Chief of Staff, 15th Allied Army, 1943-1944
Commander in Chief United Nations and
Far East Commands, 1955-1957
Chairman Joint [sic] Chiefs, 1960-1962
Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO, 1963-1969

He saved his beloved hometown from future floods


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, ColdWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 41° 34.343′ N, 75° 15.351′ W. Marker is in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, in Wayne County. Memorial is on Main Street (U.S. 6) south of Torrey Lane, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in front of the Wayne County Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 810 Main Street, Honesdale PA 18431, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware & Hudson Canal (a few steps from this marker); Stourbridge Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Nomination (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Honesdale
General Lyman L. Lemnitzer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2020
2. General Lyman L. Lemnitzer Marker
(about 400 feet away); Delaware & Hudson Gravity Railroad Coal Wagon (about 400 feet away); Zenas Russell House (about 400 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honesdale.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Lyman L. Lemnitzer at Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General Lyman L. Lemnitzer. (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. General Lemnitzer Gets Europe Position (1962) (YouTube). (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. General Lyman L. Lemnitzer Papers (Temple University Libraries). (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. General Lemnitzer Memorial in place (Tri-County Independent, 2020). (Submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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