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Kingston in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Kingston War Memorial

 
 
Kingston War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2017
1. Kingston War Memorial
Inscription.
(1924 plaque - left)
This Memorial
is erected
in grateful recognition
of all those who from
the settlement of Kingston
in 1694 to the present day
served the town
in its wars for freedom, union
and the rights of humanity
Dedicated May 30th 1924


(1946 plaque - right)
This Memorial
is erected
in honor of
the Men and Women
of Kingston
who served their country
in World War II
”For what they were and all
they did, remember them today.”
Dedicated August 10, 1946

 
Location. 42° 56.143′ N, 71° 3.212′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles south of Depot Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is located near the street, directly in front of the Kingston Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 163 Main Street, Kingston MA 02364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Josiah Bartlett (within shouting distance of this marker in New Hampshire); 1867 (approx. 0.2 miles away in New Hampshire);
Kingston War Memorial (<i>wide view; Kingston Town Hall in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2017
2. Kingston War Memorial (wide view; Kingston Town Hall in background)
Mast Tree Riot of 1734 (approx. 2.9 miles away in New Hampshire); Meeting House and Hearse House (approx. 5 miles away in New Hampshire); Fremont Village Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away in New Hampshire); George Leonard Smith Gun (approx. 5.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Spaulding & Frost Cooperage (approx. 5.7 miles away in New Hampshire); Historic Black Rocks Village / Historic Fremont, N.H.-Olde Poplin (approx. 5.8 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
More about this marker. Memorial consists of two metal plaques, the first one dedicated in 1924 and the second in 1946, each mounted on a large, rough-hewn granite slab.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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