West Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
The Lone Sailor
[ inscription on the base ]
In Honor Of All Sea Service Personnel
Location. 41° 15.469′ N, 72° 56.916′ W. Marker is in West Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Palace Street near Altschuler Plaza, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the Old Grove Park. Marker is in this post office area: West Haven CT 06516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. SOS - Save Our Shore (within shouting distance of this marker); First Avenue Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Landing Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Painter Park World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); William A. Soderman (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Walk Of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Korean War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bradley Point Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Haven.
Regarding The Lone Sailor. The Lone Sailor, a bronze statue, is a tribute to all the personnel of the sea services. The sculpture was created by Stanley Bleifeld for the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.
A replica of the statue was dedicated in West Haven
There are other copies of The Lone Sailor in memorials around the country.
Additional keywords. Sailors
Categories. • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 990 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.