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

Rest Here for the Night

 
 
Rest Here for the Night Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
1. Rest Here for the Night Memorial
Inscription.  (south side)
In memory of the
soldiers & sailors from
Schenectady County,
who aided in the
suppression of the
Great Rebellion of
1861-5.
(north side)
Erected by the
Ladies Monument
Association of the City
of Schenectady &
Post 4 Department
of New York Grand Army
of the Republic.

Gettysburg
March to the Sea

 
Erected 1875 by Ladies Monument Association of the City of Schenectady & Post 4 Department of New York Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 42° 48.673′ N, 73° 56.365′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (New York State Route 5) and Layfayette Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Marker is in Veterans Park in front of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schenectady ALCO War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Schenectady 27th Division World War I Memorial
South Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
2. South Side of Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pulaski (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of the African Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ellis Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenectady Police Department (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
More about this marker. Markers and memorials to several wars are present in the park
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
North Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
3. North Side of Memorial
WW1 Monument image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
4. WW1 Monument
Korea and Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
5. Korea and Vietnam Memorial
Located at the east end of the park
Purple Heart Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
6. Purple Heart Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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