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Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

American Legion Monument

 
 
American Legion Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. American Legion Monument Marker
Inscription.  (Side 1):
Greater love hath no man than this: That he lay down his life for a friend.
(Side 2):
Honoring the men and women of this community who served our country in all wars.
(Side 3):
To those who served our country in time of war for the freedom of all men everywhere. They gave their today for our tomorrow.
(Side 4):
Dedicated to the everlasting memory of those who sacrificed their lives on the altar of freedom in all wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 1.526′ N, 76° 31.748′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of PA 462 Lincoln Highway and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on PA 462 Lincoln Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wrightsville (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Post Office Building
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Union Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial Bridge (about 500 feet away); Susquehanna Canal (about 700 feet away); Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (about 800 feet away); Ham, Eggs, and Confederates (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
 
Side 1. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
2. Side 1.
Side 2. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
3. Side 2.
Side 3. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
4. Side 3.
Side 4. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
5. Side 4.
Full view of monument on the grounds of American Legion Post 469. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
6. Full view of monument on the grounds of American Legion Post 469.
57-mm Anti-Tank Gun image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 27, 2010
7. 57-mm Anti-Tank Gun
One of two standing near the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   7. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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