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Salem in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lest We Forget

 
 
Lest WeForget Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Lest WeForget Marker
Inscription.  1776-1918 Dedicated to the memory of all men of Salem New York who in devoted patriotism gave their total service to their country during time of war and to those who made the supreme sacrifice for liberty and humanity.
 
Erected 1934 by A.L. McDougal Woman's Relief Corps No. 151 of Salem New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 43° 10.38′ N, 73° 19.345′ W. Marker is in Salem, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on County Route 153 near Cato Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in front of the old courthouse in a small triangle park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 East Broadway, Salem NY 12865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General John Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); The White Creek Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); T/SGT Francis J. Clark (approx. ¼ mile away); Stockaded Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1852 Rail Yard
Lest We Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
2. Lest We Forget Marker
Historic court house is in the background
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Old White Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Back Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
3. Back Side of Marker
Honor Roll, 1917-18
Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
4. Memorial Marker
Marker located across the street from the WWI monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 345 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York.   2. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on January 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   4. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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