Wilson in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop
In Memory of
1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop
who gave his life in South Vietnam
May 18, 1943 - October 25, 1968
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
Location. 43° 18.726′ N, 78° 50.141′ W. Marker is in Wilson, New York, in Niagara County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Park Street and Shore Drive. Marker is on a stone in Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park at the end of the walkway from the adjacent Greenwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NY 14172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served (a few steps from this marker); Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Island Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lake Island Park, Wintergreen Island, Tugwell Island & Clark Island (about 700 feet away); Park and Harbor Streets (approx. 0.2 miles away); O'Connell IslandVeterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenwood (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilson.
Regarding Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop. For many years this marker was located on the dead end portion Ontario Street at a public viewing area of Lake Ontario; 43.317386N, 78.833256W. It was moved to its present location some years after the Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park was opened in May 2007.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.