Charlestown in Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Men of the Boston Naval Shipyard
Boston Naval Shipyard
who made the supreme
sacrifice in defense of
their country in all wars
1800 – 1950
“For what avail the plough or sail
Or land or life, if freedom fail?”
Presented by employees
August 25, 1950
Erected 1950 by Boston Naval Shipyard Employees.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
Location. 42° 22.428′ N, 71° 3.393′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. It is in Charlestown. Marker is on 1st Ave, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commander Barry Carle (here, next to this marker); Boston Naval Shipyard (here, next to this marker); Life and Work in the Navy Yard 1812 (here, next to this marker); This Cannon (a few steps from The Commandant's Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Boston, the Navy Yard, and the War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Flags at Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Dry Dock 1 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
More about this marker. The seal of the United States is found at the top of the marker, while the emblems for the different branches of the armed services are located at the marker‘s bottom.
Additional keywords. Charlestown Navy Yard
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on November 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.