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201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps

 
 
201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 8, 2010
1. 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument
The text is repeated on the reverse side
Inscription.  
1775 — 1976
This Monument Is Placed
On This Green By The
Members Of The
Silver City Detachment
Marine Corps League
Of Meriden In The Year
1976, To Honor All
U. S. Marines On The
201st Anniversary
Of The Marine Corps

Semper Fidelis

 
Erected 1976 by Silver City Detachment Marine Corps League of Meriden.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 41° 31.95′ N, 72° 47.605′ W. Marker is in Meriden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Charles Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Located in the median on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meriden CT 06450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gold Star Association Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Meriden Spanish American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Meriden Korea – Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Roll of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Meriden's World War I Roll of Honor (about 300 feet away); Center Congregational Church (about 300 feet away); First Masonic Lodge in Meriden (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meriden.
 
201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 8, 2010
2. 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument
201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 8, 2010
3. 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps Monument
Marker Next to the Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, February 8, 2010
4. Marker Next to the Monument
This Monument Was Dedicated
Nov 12, 1976 by the Following
Marines
J. Arthur Bernier • Cliff Cyr • Raymond H. Gradwell • Vincent Kiewlen • Maxim Kremski • Raymond Mik • Peter O’Loughlin • Bert Parent • John Ribera • Fred Somerset • Canfield Stevens • Raymond C. Schmitt • Gilbert Singer • Donald Vosgien • Edwin Wolkowicz
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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