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Attleboro in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge

 
 
Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2013
1. Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge Dedicated November 11, 1963

Major Thomas J Deegan, United States Air Force, Born August 1, 1925 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, who, in the service of his country, sacrificed his life to spare the lives of others at Midwest City, Oklahoma on September 9, 1962,
 
Erected 1963 by City of Attleboro.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsMilitary.
 
Location. 41° 57.124′ N, 71° 16.514′ W. Marker is in Attleboro, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Memorial is at the intersection of Starkey Ave and Kendall St on Starkey Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Attleboro MA 02703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Everett Southworth Horton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial Common (approx. 0.6 miles away); Angell Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Charles O. Fiske Square (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2013
2. Major Thomas J. Deegan Memorial Bridge Marker
The Mullaney Twins Memorial Parking Area (approx. 0.7 miles away); L.G. Balfour Company WWII Marker (approx. ¾ mile away); Alfred Johnson and John B. Morin (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Attleboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2013, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2013, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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