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Watertown in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

Mr. and Mrs. George Cooks’ Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

In grateful memory of the
Soldiers and Sailors of
Jefferson County
who fought or fell in defense of
the Union and the freedom of man.

This monument to witness
that these dead have not
died in vain and that
through them,
under God,
this nation had
a new birth of freedom.
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Soldiers and Sailors Monument Restoration
City of Watertown
NYS Environmental Protection Fund
2012


 
Erected 1891 by Mr. and Mrs. George Cook, and Other Concerned Citizens.
 
Location. 43° 58.48′ N, 75° 54.609′ W. Marker is in Watertown, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Public Square (New York State Route 3/12) and Washington Street, in the median on Public Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Public Square, Watertown NY 13601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Square Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Keep Home
Civil War Memorial Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
2. Civil War Memorial Sponsor
(within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Winfield Woolworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Settlers of Watertown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roswell Pettibone Flower (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
3. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Civil War Memorial Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
4. Civil War Memorial Soldier Statue
Civil War Memorial Sailor Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
5. Civil War Memorial Sailor Statue
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
6. Civil War Memorial
Looking west
Civil War Memorial Restoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 10, 2017
7. Civil War Memorial Restoration Marker
<i>Soldiers' and Seilers' Monument, Watertown, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1912
8. Soldiers' and Seilers' Monument, Watertown, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on November 16, 2017.
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