Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Ward World War II Memorial
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. Marker 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 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 •
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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 29 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.