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Pottstown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pottstown War Memorial

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This

 

— That a Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends —

 
Pottstown War Memorial WWI Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
1. Pottstown War Memorial WWI Roll of Honor
Inscription.  
In proud remembrance
of Pottstown heroes who
gave their lives in the Great
World War for freedom
justice and humanity

World War II Dec 7, 1941 - Sept 2, 1945

In grateful tribute to
those of this community
who gave their lives
for our country

Korean War June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Vietnam War

 
Erected 1920 by Rotary Club of Pottstown.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 14.672′ N, 75° 38.524′ W. Marker is in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Memorial is at the intersection of High Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling east on High Street. Memorial is adjacent to the main post office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pottstown PA 19464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pottstown Historical Society (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); G.A.R. Statue (approx. ¼ mile away); Bahr Arcade
Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
2. Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Philadelphia Steam Engine Fire Co. #1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Potts Family Burial Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Clair Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pottstown News (approx. half a mile away); Site of Old Burial Ground (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
3. Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor
Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
4. Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor
Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
5. Pottstown War Memorial WWII Roll of Honor
Pottstown War Memorial Korea / Vietnam Roll of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
6. Pottstown War Memorial Korea / Vietnam Roll of Honor
Pottstown War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
7. Pottstown War Memorial
Pottstown War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
8. Pottstown War Memorial
Post Office in background.
Pottstown War Memorial Eagle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2009
9. Pottstown War Memorial Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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