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Cambria in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Soldier's Memorial

 
 
Soldier's Memorial, Cambria image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2017
1. Soldier's Memorial, Cambria
Inscription.
[counter clockwise]
Soldier's
Memorial
Fallen
Heroes.

 
Location. 43° 10.312′ N, 78° 52.65′ W. Marker is in Cambria, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Upper Mountain Road half a mile east of Townline Road (Route 429). Touch for map. Memorial is near the edge of the Niagara Escarpment at the far north end of Mount View Cemetery in the hamlet of Pekin. Upper Mountain Road and Townline Road are grade-separated. The monument cannot be seen from the roadside. Marker is in this post office area: Sanborn NY 14132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1848 Root House (approx. mile away); DEC. 19th, 1813 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Howell's Tavern (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dickersonville Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ransomville Schools (approx. 4.5 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Grain Mills (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambria.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Soldier's Memorial Base image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 9, 2017
2. Soldier's Memorial Base
This is the approach (south) side of the base. The incription above "Soldier's" has become too worn to read.
Soldiers' Names image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 9, 2017
3. Soldiers' Names
Names are on all four sides, each name having a description beneath which has worn away. This is the approach side.
Soldier's Memorial, Cambria image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 9, 2017
4. Soldier's Memorial, Cambria
Beyond all the graves, at the deepest part of the cemetery, the memorial is ahead, to the right of the flagpole. The memorial is close to edge of the Niagara Escarpment; the land drops off steeply beyond the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 380 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 9, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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