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12th Ward World War II Memorial

 
 
12th Ward World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. 12th Ward World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In gratitude to the men and women of the 12th Ward who served their country in the Second World War.

left plaque: Dedicated to the patriotism and valor of the more than fifteen hundred men and women of the Twelfth Ward who served in the armed forces of their country in World War II 1951-1945.

right plaque: In deep and everlasting appreciation of the heroic efforts of those who in keeping their country free made the supreme sacrifice in World War II.
- Lest We Forget -
 
Location. 42° 48.098′ N, 73° 54.801′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Memorial is on Iroquois Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1418 Union (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vale Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Historic Vale Cemetery / Founders & Builders
Left Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 18, 2019
2. Left Plaque
(approx. half a mile away); The King’s Highway (approx. ¾ mile away); GE Realty Plot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ignacy Jan Paderewski (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Vale Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Roght Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 18, 2019
3. Roght Plaque
Pro Patria image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 18, 2019
4. Pro Patria
View from marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
5. View from marker
Near y Plaque to the G.A.R. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 18, 2019
6. Near y Plaque to the G.A.R.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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