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Swarthmore in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

1941 • 1945

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 25, 2021
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of those from the
Borough of Swarthmore
who gave their lives
in World War II

Webster S. Allyn • Marcus C. Burgett • Wilson Burke
Paul D. Caldwell • Bruce S. Cook • George E. Davisson
Milton H. Fussell III • I. John Haviland • Vernon Henderson
Hugh A. Hilferty • Daniel P. Johnson • Louis J. Koch, Jr.
Alfred W. Larson • Harry S. MacMillan • Malcolm Main
Winthrop W. Mellen, Jr. • Clarence E. Meyers • Harry L. Miller, Jr.
John M. Ogden, Jr. • Boyd W. Stauffer • John H. Stokes, Jr.
Louis J. Storck • William L. Thorpe • Walter A. Wernher
Joseph M. Youmans

Dedicated May 30, 1948


 
Erected 1948 by Ainsworth-Wernher American Legion Post No. 427.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 54.108′ N, 75° 20.958′ W. Marker is in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Memorial is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Dartmouth Avenue
War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 25, 2021
2. War Memorial
WWII Marker is on opposite side of monument
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, on the left when traveling south on Park Avenue. Monument is in Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swarthmore PA 19081, 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. Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Swarthmore in the World War (here, next to this marker); Benjamin West (approx. Ό mile away); An Original Landscape (approx. Ό mile away); J. Edgar Thompson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Leiper Railway (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rose Valley Historic District (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swarthmore.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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