Monroe in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Education • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 41° 19.986′ N, 74° 11.235′ W. Marker is in Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on North Main Street (County Route 105) 0.1 miles south of Schunemunk Road (New York State Route 208). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 North Main St, Monroe NY 10950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe, New York (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crane Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Monroe (approx. ¼ mile away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Village of Monroe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe Cheese Co. Rest Haven (approx. half a mile away); Monroe Race Track (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
More about this marker. Marker is located in a small landscaped plot at the south west corner of the school yard.
Regarding Monroe School. This school is now, 2016, known as the North Main Elementary School.
"Letter to a Hero" is a WWII Homefront Film by Larry O'Reilly.
Received an Academy Award Nomination in 1943.
The film can be seen on Youtube.com at: https://youtu.be/ra8X2AcpssE
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2016, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2016, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.