Crown Point in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Soldiers’ Monument
Location. 43° 57.107′ N, 73° 25.988′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Creek Rd. Touch for map. Located in Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: Crown Point NY 12928, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel Putnam (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 3˝ miles away); Hathorne School (approx. 4.7 miles away in Vermont); A landscape filled with legend and activity . . . (approx. 5 miles away); Streetroad Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Ruins of Pre-Revolutionary Village (approx. 5.3 miles away); Capture of Fort St. Frédéric (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Barracks (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crown Point.
More about this marker. The Soldiers' Monument. - This beautiful memorial of the dead soldiers of this town is also a monument to the patriotism and liberality of Charles F. Hammond. When the war broke out no man
Regarding The Soldiers' Monument. C.F. Hammonad was an local industrialist, and owner of the Crown Point Iron Company. This company supplied iron and steel used to build the ironclad USS Monitor.
His son John help raise units for the Union cavalry and eventually enlisted himself. John rose to the rank of colonel. Later in life he was a Congressman from NY.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 18 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.