Huntington in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“The Forgotten War”
54,246 American Dead
103,284 Americans Wounded
8,377 Americans Missing in Action
A victory “forgotten” by history remembered forever by those at home who suffered the loss of loved ones.
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the Korean War. 1950 – 1953
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 40° 52.285′ N, 73° 25.485′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 25A) near Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington NY 11743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriots of Long Island (here, next to this marker); Nathan Hale Huntington's Old Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration of Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Burial Hill (about 300 feet away); Fort Golgotha (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
More about this marker. Monument consists of a granite block on which are mounted plaques and a bas relief of soldiers. Above the monument is a shaft inscribed with “38th Parallel” and topped by an eagle.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.