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In Honor of Those Who Fought

 
 
In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
1. In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Inscription.  In honor of those who fought and died, of those who fought and lived.
 
Erected by J.J. Peck Post No. 398 G.A.R. and the citizens of the Town of Newstead.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 43° 1.218′ N, 78° 29.933′ W. Marker is in Akron, New York, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is located in Russell Park, the village square, about midpoint on the south side. A memorial to WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam is next to it, closer to Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Akron NY 14001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant Club Pole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dennis E. Nolan (approx. 1.1 miles away); Treaty of 1857 (approx. 4 miles away); General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. 5 miles away); 1800 Brick House 1963
Eastward View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
2. Eastward View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Note the captured rebel canon. The memorial faces Main Street.
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); Town of Pembroke (approx. 5.1 miles away); Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Akron.
 
In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
3. In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Wide View from Main Street.
Rebel Cannon Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
4. Rebel Cannon Plaque
Rebel Cannon captured at Savannah, GA. Presented by J.J. Peck Post No. 398 G.A.R., July 4, 1903
G.A.R. Plaque on West Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
5. G.A.R. Plaque on West Side of Memorial
Rear View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
6. Rear View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Monument Soldier Sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
7. Monument Soldier Sculpture
Adjacent Memorial for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
8. Adjacent Memorial for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam
Corner of Main and Church Streets, facing Main Street.
Center Text of Adjacent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
9. Center Text of Adjacent Memorial
Dedicated to those men and women of this community who served both God and country in times of peace and war and especially to those who gave their lives in that service.
Westward View of Adjacent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
10. Westward View of Adjacent Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022