Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Niagara County Medal of Honor Monument
In memory of all Americans in the armed forces who sacrificed their lives in a time of need to preserve the freedom of this great nation.
The American Legion, Department of New York, Niagara County Committee, October 11, 1986.
Korean Conflict 1950-1953.
In honor of Private First Class William Thompson, United States Army, Congressional Medal of Honor, Bronx, NY and the other 33,646 Americans who died, the 103,259 Americans who were wounded, and all those Americans who participated in this noble cause.
Haman, Yongsan, Inchon, Hagaru-Ri, Kumhwa, Heartbreak Ridge, North Korean Prison Camps.
Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975.
In honor of Second Lieutenant John Paul Bobo, United States Marine Corps, Congressional Medal of Honor, Niagara Falls, NY and the other 56,554 Americans who died, the 303,654 Americans who were wounded, and all those Americans who participated in this noble cause.
Quang Tri Provence, Kontum Provence, Khesanh, Kien Tuong Provence, Binh Tuy Provence, Hau Nghia Provence, Vietnamese Prison Camps.
In memory of America's bravest men and
Berlin Air Lift, Iran, Beirut, Grenada, Libya.
Erected 1986 by The American Legion, Department of New York, Niagara County Committee.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 43° 5.111′ N, 79° 3.892′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Memorial is on Prospect Street, 0.1 miles south of Old Falls Street, on the left when traveling north. Memorial is on the grounds of Niagara Falls State Park, across Prospect Street from the Comfort Inn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice Boom (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Ontario (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Hill (about 400 feet away); Chief Clinton Rickard (about 400 feet away); Sophie Martin (about 400 feet away); Cataract House The Red Coach Inn / Annex Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
More about this monument. Prospect Street is one-way. The Niagara Scenic Parkway from I-190 eventually dumps traffic onto Prospect Street.
Also see . . . Niagara Falls State Park. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website entry (Submitted on July 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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