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A Time To Pause And Remember

Memorial Park - Berkely Heights

 
 
A Time To Pause And Remember image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
1. A Time To Pause And Remember
Inscription.
[Left Marker:]
Korean War
To those members of the Armed Forces
of the United States who served in the
Korean War
1950 - 1955
"God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."
Daniel Webster

Dedicated by the people of the
Township of Berkeley Heights
May 26, 1986

[Left Center Marker:]
World War I
In honor of
the men who served
in the
Army or Navy of the
United States of America
In the World War
1917 - 1919
———
This tablet is erected
by the
Township of New Providence

[Right Center Marker:]
World War II
To Our Hero Dead in World War II
1941 - 1945
Township of New Providence
pays homage to the memory
of these valiantswho gave the last
full measure of devotion to their country.
Louis Burgmiller • Anthony V. Debisco, Jr., • James J. Delduga • Vincent Herbst • Henry J. Pickell • Henry L. Seidentop • Ralph Swerdloff • Cleaston Patterson

Right Marker:]
Vietnam War
To those members of the Armed Forces
of the United States who served in
Southeast Asia.
1961 - 1975
"The
Korean War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
2. Korean War Plaque
soldier suffers and bears the deepest wounds and scars of war."
Douglas MacArthur
Dedicated by the People of the Township of Berkeley Heights.
May 26, 1986

 
Erected 1986 by The Townships of Berkeley Heights and New Providence.
 
Location. 40° 40.919′ N, 74° 26.495′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Plainfield Avenue near Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Heights NJ 07922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peppertown Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Providence United Methodist Cemetery & Memorial Garden (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bey's Boxing Camp (approx. 2.3 miles away); New Providence Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Country’s Roll of Honor (approx. 2.5 miles away); Tower of Remembrance (approx. 2.5 miles away); New Providence 9-11 Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Village of Sterling (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
World War I Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
3. World War I Plaque
World War II Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
4. World War II Plaque
Vietnam War Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 21, 2009
5. Vietnam War Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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