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Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Memorial Park

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
1. Veterans Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  

This park was created in large part through
the dedicated efforts and generous contributions of

Arthur R. Burkhart
Robert M. Currens
Harold S. Garling, Treasurer
Carl A. Naugle, Chairman
Paul B. Noftsker, Secretary
Original Shippensburg Park Commission

Erected in appreciation
by their fellow townsmen


 
Erected 1959 by Citizens of Shippensburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEntertainmentMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 40° 2.552′ N, 77° 32.199′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Park Place, on the left when traveling north on Veterans Memorial Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Entrance to Veterans Memorial Park, Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2016
2. Veterans Memorial Park and Marker
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of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Shippensburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William C. Ashwell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Braddock Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Also see . . .  Shippensburg Memorial Park. (Submitted on July 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 243 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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