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War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
1. War Memorial
Inscription.

Dedicated to the everlasting memory
of those who sacrificed their lives
on the altar of freedom in all wars.

To those who served our country
in time of war for the freedom
of all men everywhere
They gave their today for our tomorrow.

Honoring the men and women
of this community who served
our country in all wars.

Greater love hath no man than this:
that he lay down his life for a friend.

Original founders of Memorial Park
Walter F. Grove Philip H. Glatfelter
Calvin Stauffer Paul E. Ziegler
Wilbur C. Beitzel Melvin H. Campbell
Edward [surname obscured]

Dedicated November 10, 1962.


 
Erected 1962.
 
Location. 39° 57.202′ N, 76° 42.646′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue and Vander Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Rockdale Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Vander Avenue, York PA 17403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker);
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
2. War Memorial Dedication
Veterans Memorial Gold Star Healing & Peace Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); York (approx. 0.7 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Late War of the Rebellion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Penn Common (approx. 0.9 miles away); James Smith (approx. one mile away); "York House" (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
3. War Memorial Dedication
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
4. War Memorial Dedication
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
5. War Memorial Dedication
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
6. War Memorial Park Founders
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2017
7. War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 20, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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