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

Ilion Great War Memorial

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
1. Ilion Great War Memorial
Inscription.  
This tablet records the devotion of the sons of Ilion who gave their service to their country in the Great World War.

In the hour of need they made the supreme gift of themselves going to meet toil, privation, suffering and death with steady courage.

Those who fell and those who returned have given this and future generations of Ilion youth the example of noble achievement and of willing sacrifice.

To their memory the residents this village through its Board of Light Commissioners dedicate this Memorial Park on this the thirtieth day of May in the year of our Lord Nineteen hundred and twenty six.
 
Erected 1926 by Ilion Board of Light Commissioners.
 
Location. 43° 1.026′ N, 75° 2.343′ W. Marker is in Ilion, New York, in Herkimer County. Memorial is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ilion NY 13357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Challenger Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ilon Civil War Memorial
Ilion Great War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
2. Ilion Great War Memorial
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Trail of Scout (approx. 1.2 miles away); F.E. Spinner Home (approx. 2 miles away); Mohawk War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Early Village Burying Ground (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fred'ck Staring (approx. 2.6 miles away); General Nicolas Herrhheimer (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, World I
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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