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Wilmington Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 26, 2020
1. Wilmington Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
November 11, 1978
We, the mayor and city council of Wilmington, hereby offer our most sincere appreciation to the many veterans and community organizations and the State Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Service for its financial assistance in helping to make this rededication and renovation possible.

Mayor William T. McLaughlin
President of City Council Frank D. Vari

Councilmen
Norman D. Hughes • Richard V. Pryor
Joe L. White • James M. Baker
Wallace Brooks • Jesse W. Samluk
Charles L. Yates • Joseph G. DiPinto
Richard J. Bartkowski • James F. Keeley
Thomas V. Quinn, Jr. • Frederick C. Sears, II

William L. Kapa, Director of Parks and Recreation

 
Erected 1978.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 45.294′ N, 75° 33.559′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Memorial is at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and
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By Keith S Smith, February 8, 2013
2. Wilmington Veterans Memorial Marker
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West 14th Street, on the left when traveling north on Delaware Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19806, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Day Parade and Soldiers and Sailors Monument (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 1313 Delaware Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 1315 Delaware Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Columbus (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank E. Schoonover Studios (approx. 0.2 miles away); A City’s Growing Demand for Water (approx. ¼ mile away); Delaware Children's Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
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By Keith S Smith, February 8, 2013
3. Wilmington Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on May 25, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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