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Old Orchard Beach in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

"Father Bob"

 
 
"Father Bob" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. "Father Bob" Marker
Inscription.  
To honor
Rear Admiral Robert James White
Chaplain Corps, United States Navy
We erect this tribute to
"Father Bob"
Priest, Chaplain, Lawyer, Educator
with gratitude,
esteem and affection
from the
World War Veterans
July 14, 1962
Old Orchard Beach, Maine

 
Erected 1962 by World War Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, World I.
 
Location. 43° 30.911′ N, 70° 22.638′ W. Marker is in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in York County. Marker is attached to the World War II Memorial, in Memorial Park, near 1st and Staples Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Orchard Beach ME 04064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Orchard World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Runway to Glory"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); "Spirit of St. Louis" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josephine Goss Home / Harmon Museum / Maison Josephine Goss / Musée Harmon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Staples Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salvation Army Camp Meeting Grounds (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Orchard Beach.
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. World War II Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on December 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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