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Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2018
1. World War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

In honor of
our boys who served their country
in the World War

These made the supreme sacrifice
☆ Wilton H. Abel ☆
☆ David E. Poff ☆
☆ George H. Leithiser ☆

"Greater love hath no man than this
That a man lay down his life for his friends"


 
Erected by Wrightsville Chapter, American War Mothers.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 40° 1.425′ N, 76° 32.309′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Memorial is at the intersection of 7th Street and Hellam Street (Pennsylvania Route 462), in the median on 7th Street. Marker seen when traveling south on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springetsbury Manor (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Road of Remembrance
World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2, 2018
2. World War Memorial
Looking west along Hellam Street
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(about 500 feet away); Wrightsville Engagement (approx. ¼ mile away); Mifflin House (approx. ¼ mile away); Flame of Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); 1861 - 1865 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on May 9, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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