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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Gateway

 
 
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
1. Memorial Gateway Marker
Inscription.
Until this or future
generations shall provide
a more fitting tribute,

this simple gateway
is erected as a memorial
for the dead

and testimonial to
the living soldiers and
others from Carroll County

who served in the
World War
and other wars since
the county was founded.

Presented by
H. Peyton Gorsuch
1937

 
Erected 1937 by H. Peyton Gorsuch.
 
Location. 39° 34.294′ N, 76° 59.433′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on North Center Street west of Court Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On the southern gate to Westminster City Park. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Final Tribute Battle of Westminster (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Final Tribute (about 400 feet away); Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Army of the Potomac (about 500 feet away); Divided Loyalties
Memorial Gateway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
2. Memorial Gateway Marker
(about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (about 500 feet away); Aftermath of Battle (about 500 feet away); The Opera House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Sign on the opposite entrance of the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
3. Sign on the opposite entrance of the park
City of Westminster
·1937·

·Mayor·
George E. Matthews

·Councilmen·
Joseph L. Mathias, President
Frank T. Shaeffer
Walter H. Davis
Edwin S. Gehr
Jesse C. Rover

·City Attorney·
D. Eugene Walsh
Sign on the opposite entrance of the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
4. Sign on the opposite entrance of the park
Westminster
City Park


Westminster Recreation and Parks
Project Assisted by MD Dept. of Natural Resources
Program Open Space
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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