Village of Chester in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument
The placement of this monument is to honor and perpetuate the memory of those veterans who served and those who died during the Korean and Viet Nam Wars ... And also to recognize those other veterans for honorable service lncluding all future conflicts and wars.
Dedicated this 17th day of May 1997
by the Orange Blossom Post 1167 Inc.
Chester American Legion on behalf of a grateful community, state and nation
Presented by the Board of Trustees
Arthur N. Paras
William M. Demerest • Joseph A. Roach • Harry L. Murray Jr.• Gregory F. Early • Alfred J. Musumeci
'For God And Country'
Erected 1997 by American Legion Orange Blossom Post 1167 Inc.
Location. 41° 21.601′ N, 74° 16.555′ W. Marker is in Village of Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street 0 miles east of High Street (New York State Route 94). On the grounds of the Walton Engine & Hose Company 81. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (here, next to this marker); Wawayanda Patent (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Encampment 1779 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (about 500 feet away); Hambletonian (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Hambletonian Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Yelverton Inn (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Village of Chester.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.