Deep River in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Deep River Roll of Honor
In 1985 a new committee was organized to add wings to honor Deep River residents who served during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. On 11 Nov. 1990 Columbia was rededicated by The Adjutant General of Connecticut.
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The curbstones were originally installed on Kirtland St. almost 100 years ago. The 15 white marble bricks represent the 15 men who lost their lives in World War II and Vietnam.
Committee members: Alice Johnson, Nell Johnson, Richard Johnson, John Hulteen, Joseph Miezejeski, Raymond Mozzochi, Edmund Negrelli, Robert Stalsburg, Cliff Taber, Robert Tower, Chairman. The folowing died while serving on the committee, Harry Suozzo, David Johnson and Larry Graves.
In 1994 the name was changed to Veterans Memorial
Erected 1994 by Veterans Memorial Green Committee, Deep River Historical Society, Deep River American Legion Post No. 61.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II.
Location. 41° 23.007′ N, 72° 26.098′ W. Marker is in Deep River, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 154) and Lafayette Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located on Veterans Memorial Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deep River CT 06417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Deep River Roll Of Honor - World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Deep River Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Lane (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); We Honor the Elephant (about 600 feet away); Piano Works (approx. half a mile away); The Underground Railroad (approx. ¾ mile away); Chester World War I Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deep River.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 652 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2013, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.