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Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

 
 
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Pelland, March 12, 2009
1. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker
Inscription.  
[ North Side ]
A Tribute
To the Memory of the Men
Who Risked Their Lives That
The Nation Might Live
1861-1865

[ South Side ]
Erected By
George Van Horn Post
No. 39. G.A.R.
And Friends

[ Battle names at the base of the soldier on top: ]
Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • Appomattox
 
Erected 1888 by George Van Horn Post, GAR.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 13.257′ N, 73° 3.57′ W. Marker is in Milford, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Connecticut Route 162) and Center Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Located on the Milford Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford CT 06460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milford Memorial Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); Milford Korea - Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Milford Volunteer Fire Department (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milford World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Milford (about 600 feet away); Eells - Stow House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ye Home of Freelove Baldwin Stow (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing Site (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Pelland, March 12, 2009
2. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Marker
North Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
3. North Side
South Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
4. South Side
Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
5. Soldiers' And Sailors' Monument
North and East Sides
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 7, 2010
6. Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
South and West Sides
<i>Soldiers Monument, Milford, Conn.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
7. Soldiers Monument, Milford, Conn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2009, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,929 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on January 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2009, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 9, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   7. submitted on April 26, 2018. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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