Huntington in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“The Forgotten War”
54,246 American Dead
103,284 Americans Wounded
8,377 Americans Missing in Action
A victory “forgotten” by history remembered forever by those at home who suffered the loss of loved ones.
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the Korean War. 1950 – 1953
Location. 40° 52.285′ N, 73° 25.485′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 25A) near Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington NY 11743, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriots of Long Island (here, next to this marker); Nathan Hale (here, next to this marker); Declaration of Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (about Old Burial Hill (about 300 feet away); Fort Golgotha (about 300 feet away); Sewing & Trade School (about 400 feet away); Kelsey Outrage 1873 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
More about this marker. Monument consists of a granite block on which are mounted plaques and a bas relief of soldiers. Above the monument is a shaft inscribed with “38th Parallel” and topped by an eagle.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.