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Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower

 
 
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
1. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower Marker
Inscription. Erected in loving memory of all veterans of Cumberland County
Dedicated July 4, 1957 with a parade and ceremonies at this spot
Built and presented to the veterans by
The Boiling Springs Civic Improvement Committee
 
Location. 40° 8.989′ N, 77° 7.706′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of E. First Street and Front Street on E. First Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boiling Springs PA 17007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Kaufman (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carlisle Iron Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Craighead Family (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.8 miles away); First Casualty In Cumberland County (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.1 miles away); HESCO at Home (approx. 4.3 miles away); HESCO in Afghanistan (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boiling Springs.
 
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Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
2. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
3. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Other Wars & Conflicts image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
4. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Other Wars & Conflicts
This memorial is a remembrance of the brave American men & women who risked their lives in defense of freedom throughout the world. Each star is a symbol of a mother's tears and a nation's hope for everlasting peace. May God grant this unto us all. Amen
The world map on the stone opposite highlights the areas of conflict for the following campaigns.
Lebanon Aug. 25, 1982 - Feb. 26, 1984
Grenada Oct. 23, 1983 - Nov. 21, 1983
Panama Dec. 20, 1989 - Jan. 312, 1990
Persian Gulf Aug. 2, 1990 -
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Korea image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
5. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Korea
This memorial is dedicated to those loyal, unselfish men and women who gave their services, and in some cases their lives, so that all the people of South Korea could endure a lasting freedom.
Korean War
June 1950 - July 1953
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
6. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial - Vietnam
This memorial is dedicated to those loyal, unselfish men and women who gave their services, and in some cases their lives, so that some of the people of South Vietnam could endure a lasting freedom.
Vietnam Conflict
August 1964 - January 1973
Cumberland County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 16, 2010
7. Cumberland County Veterans Memorial
Medal of Honor
SFC Randall Shughart
U.S. Army Special Forces Sniper
Newville, PA
Cumberland County
1958 - 1993
Sergeant Shughart gave the
supreme sacrifice during a rescue
attempt of a downed helicoptor
pilot in Somolia
We proudly honor SFC Shughart
with this memorial
presented by V.F.W. Post 8851
Boiling Springs, PA 2005
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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