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Essex in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground

 
 
Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
1. Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground Marker
Inscription.  Sp4 Paul D. Knowlton HHC 4 Trans. Co June 2, 1947 Feb 24, 1968

PFC Robert E. Moore Com 7 Mar I Mar Div Feb 16 1948 Nov 2, 1967

To all who come to use these grounds, take a moment to remember two young boys that played on these very fields when their country called, overnight they became men and lost their lives defending freedom in the Vietnam War.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 42° 37.9′ N, 70° 46.917′ W. Marker is in Essex, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Memorial can be reached from Shepard Drive. Marker is in a park at the end of Shepard Drive, across the street from the Memorial Park ballfield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Essex MA 01929, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert Goodhue War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Essex Massachusetts Soldier’ Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Shipyard of 1668 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shipbuilders Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Free School

Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
2. Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); John Wise House (approx. one mile away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essex.
 
Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
3. Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground
View of the playground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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