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Grand Island in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In the Spirit of America

 
 
In the Spirit of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 27, 2017
1. In the Spirit of America Marker
Inscription.
In the spirit of
America,
Seize this place,
And this moment,
To commemorate,
To educate,
To heal,
And to remember,
All who have served,
Now serve,
And will serve,
This great country:
The United States
of America.

 
Erected 2000 by Citizens and Friends of Grand Island.
 
Location. 43° 2.203′ N, 78° 57.358′ W. Marker is in Grand Island, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Bedell Road and Veterans Park Drive, on the left when traveling east on Bedell Road. Touch for map. Memorial is at the entrance to Veterans Park and the Grand Island Memorial Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1715 Bedell Road, Grand Island NY 14072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Working Together to Save Wetlands (approx. 2 miles away); La Salle Built the Griffon (approx. 2.6 miles away); Westward to Buffalo (approx. 3.1 miles away); Navy Island (approx. 3.2 miles away in Canada);
Dedication Plaque - Back of Wall image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 27, 2017
2. Dedication Plaque - Back of Wall
Tonawanda Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.1 kilometers away); The Brewery (approx. 5.3 kilometers away); Grand Island Ferry (approx. 5.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Island.
 
Grand Island Veterans Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 27, 2017
3. Grand Island Veterans Memorial Wall
Text at left on wall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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