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Athens in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Athens Veterans Memorial

 
 
Athens Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
1. Athens Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  Dedicated to the men and women who honorably served our country
 
Location. 42° 15.452′ N, 73° 48.737′ W. Marker is in Athens, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on North Washington Street. Up the hill from the Jan Van Loon marker. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens NY 12015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jan Van Loon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Northrup House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hudson, New York (approx. 0.7 miles away); A. Van Loon House (approx. mile away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. 1.2 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.2 miles away); WWII Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Vietnam (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this memorial. Marker is in a little square containing a flag pole and two other markers commemorating veterans.
 
Also see . . .  The Great War Society. (Submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Blue Star Memorial By-Way image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
2. Blue Star Memorial By-Way
A tribute to the Armed Forces of America. The Athens Community Garden Club National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Specific WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
3. Specific WWI Memorial
The love of Athens for her soldiers who gave their lives in France in the World War for Freedom lives in this tree planted April 1919. In action in France: Clarence Guilefoss, Sept. 6, Carl O. Miller, Oct 16, Elwood M. Teator, Oct. 26. At Camp Hancock: Edwin M. Garrison Oct. 18, 1918
The little park image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
4. The little park
All the markers are visible
View from the Park image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 18, 2018
5. View from the Park
The Memorial overlooks the Hudson River and the Athens lighthouse
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 19, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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