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Old Forge War Memorial

 
 
Old Forge War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
1. Old Forge War Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated to those who served

World War I
1917--1918

World War II
1941--1945

Korea
1950--1953

Vietnam
1964--1975

Erected in Grateful Recognition
by the Citizens 1949


 
Erected 1949 by the Citizens of Old Forge.
 
Location. 41° 22.179′ N, 75° 44.171′ W. Marker is in Old Forge, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on Main Street south of Railroad Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Borough Hall grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 South Main Street, Old Forge PA 18518, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); P.F.C. Carpellotti, U.S.M.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Forge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rocky Glen Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Keyser Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Scranton (approx. 3.1 miles away); Twin Shaft Disaster (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Forge.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Old Forge War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
2. Old Forge War Memorial Dedication
Old Forge War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
3. Old Forge War Memorial Detail
"Korea" engraved after memorial was dedicated
Old Forge War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2017
4. Old Forge War Memorial Detail
"Vietnam" engraved after memorial was dedicated
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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