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Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice

 
 
Center Stone - WWI and WWII image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
1. Center Stone - WWI and WWII
Inscription.  [center stone]
They live with us in grateful
memory of their sacrifice
*World War I*
[14 names listed]
*World War II*
[43 names listed]
The citizens of the village and town
of Potsdam erect this lasting symbol
of our faith, hope, love, and gratitude
[left stone]
This memorial is dedicated
to those who made
the supreme sacrifice
in the Korean conflict
[right stone]
This memorial is dedicated
to those who made
the supreme sacrifice
in Vietnam

 
Erected by Citizens of the Village and Town of Potsdam.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 44° 40.012′ N, 74° 59.16′ W. Marker is in Potsdam, New York, in St. Lawrence County. Memorial is at the intersection of Riverview Drive and Hamilton Street, on the right when traveling north on Riverview Drive. Monument
They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Robert Rusaw, July 1, 2020
2. They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial
In Ives Park.
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is in Ives Park on the east bank of the Raquette River near the intersection of Riverview Drive and Hamilton Street. However, the best place to park is the public lot off Main Street just east of the Clarkson Inn. The Inn is at the intersection of Maple, Market, and Main Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Potsdam NY 13676, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James McCormick (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Lawrence Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Clarkson-Knowles Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk - Hydro Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potsdam Fire Department Members Who Served in World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potsdam Raquette River Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Potsdam (approx. ¼ mile away); Raymond Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potsdam.
 
More about this marker. On October 15, 2016 this monument was moved to Ives Park. It was about five or six car-lengths south of the intersection at the front lawn of the downtown Snell Hall (not Snell Music Theater on the SUNY campus). Park Street connects NY 56 northbound through downtown.
 
New left stone - Afghanistan image. Click for full size.
By Robert Rusaw, May 25, 2021
3. New left stone - Afghanistan
New front stone - POW image. Click for full size.
By Robert Rusaw, May 25, 2021
4. New front stone - POW
New right stone - Iraq image. Click for full size.
By Robert Rusaw, May 25, 2021
5. New right stone - Iraq
Left Stone - Korea image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
6. Left Stone - Korea
Right Stone - Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
7. Right Stone - Vietnam
They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
8. They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial
Former location, northward on Park Street.
They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
9. They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial
Former location, southward on Park Street
They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 8, 2014
10. They Live with Us in Grateful Memory of their Sacrifice Memorial
Former location. On October 15, 2016, this monument was moved to Ives Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on May 30, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2. submitted on May 29, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York.   3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York.   5. submitted on June 3, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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