Akron in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Honor of Those Who Fought
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 1963Town 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.
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.