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Salamanca in Cattaraugus County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

From the Mountains of Afghanistan

Salamanca Afghanistan Iraq Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 23, 2016
1. Salamanca Afghanistan Iraq Memorial
From the mountains of Afghanistan
and deserts of Iraq
these men and women
gave devotion and sacrifice.
They are worthy of much greater
recognition than words can say.
Let us pay tribute to
the heroism of those who served
and those who gave all.
We are forever grateful.

Erected 2015.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan.
Location. 42° 9.499′ N, 78° 44.085′ W. Marker is in Salamanca, New York, in Cattaraugus County. Memorial is at the intersection of Broad Street (New York State Route 417) and Eagle Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Memorial is at the entrance to Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salamanca NY 14779, 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. Dedicated to Those from the Salamanca Area (a few steps from this marker); These Gates Erected by Salamanca (a few steps from this marker); Sweet Water Spring
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); In Memory of Our Dead Comrades (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stone Tower (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fire Observation Stations: / Fire Tower is Reborn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ski Jumping (approx. 3.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salamanca.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 27, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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