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Marion in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Former POW Camp

 
 
Former POW Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
1. Former POW Camp Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Former POW Camp
The camp housed 70 to 80 German
prisoners during World War II
July 23, 1945 - December 2, 1945

 
Location. 43° 8.76′ N, 77° 11.792′ W. Marker is in Marion, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Walworth-Marion Road and Palmyra Road (New York State Route 21), on the right when traveling west on Walworth-Marion Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion NY 14505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. G.A.R.-W.R.C. memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marion (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); This House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walworth (approx. 3.9 miles away); Underground Railroad Station (approx. 4 miles away); Martin Harris Farm (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lake Stone House (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Former POW Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
2. Former POW Camp Marker
View is NY route 21 northward.
Former POW Camp & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
3. Former POW Camp & Marker
There is a No Entre / No Trespassing sign at the driveway for the barracks. Is this now housing for migrant workers?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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