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Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor Marker
Inscription.  is dedicated to all who have served their country in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The memorial circles will serve as a timeless reminder of the ultimate sacrifice these Ontario residents gave in defense of our nation and to the broader cause of peace and freedom from tyranny throughout the World.

This memorial wall has been dedicated by family, friends and loved ones to those veterans who unselfishly gave of themselves to the cause of freedom.
 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 43° 16.644′ N, 77° 16.583′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Memorial can be reached from Lake Road 0.2 miles east of Park Avenue. Memorial is at Bear Creek/Thompson Town Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2205 Lake Road, Ontario NY 14519, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Pillar of Strength / The Light of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Bear Creek Harbor (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Settler
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor
The boulders have plaques bearing one veteran name each.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. one mile away); Davis Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Heritage Corners (approx. 2 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
3. Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor
The first plaque encountered simply states, "Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor, Ontario, New York"
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
4. Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor
The plaque at the apex of the point reads, "Take a moment to remember those from the town of Ontario who gave their lives protecting us, on land, sea, and in the air."
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
5. Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor
View is south toward the boat launch. There are four walkway hubs, each with a circular plaque. From the point to the boat launch, the plaques read: "War of 1812, 1812-1815; 1861-1865 Civil War", "World War II, 1941 1945", "Korean Conflict 1950-1954; 1962-1975 Vietnam War", and "World War I, 1917 1918".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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