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Townsend in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Korean War Memorial

"Freedom is not free"

 

— June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953 —

 
Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
1. Korean War Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of all who served with courage, strength and grace

When our nations young men and women made the commitment to defend a 'nation they never knew, and a people they never met.'

M.I.A.
8,177

K.I.A.
54,246

We will remember you always


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 39° 23.658′ N, 75° 41.625′ W. Marker is in Townsend, Delaware, in New Castle County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Commerce Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Main St, Townsend DE 19734, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Townsend World War II Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Townsend (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Union Methodist Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Scott Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Blackbird School (District No. 69)
Korean War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2021
2. Korean War Memorial
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Townsend.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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