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Governors Island in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tower Carillon Chimes

 
 
Tower Carillon Chimes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
1. Tower Carillon Chimes Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
The Armed Forces of 1st Army
who gave
their lives for peace
1941 – 1945

 
Erected 1949 by The Protestant Women of Fort Jay.
 
Location. 40° 41.301′ N, 74° 0.892′ W. Marker is in Governors Island, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Evans Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on Governors Island, on St. Cornelius Chapel. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Cornelius Chapel (a few steps from this marker); The South Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. General Hanson E. Ely Retirement (within shouting distance of this marker); John Peter Zenger (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The South Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Middens and Reefs (within shouting distance of this marker); Oysters in the Harbor: A History (within shouting distance of this marker); Governors Island Medical Buildings (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Governors Island.
 
Also see . . .  Governors Island National Monument
Tower Carillon Chimes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
2. Tower Carillon Chimes Marker
. National Park Service website. (Submitted on September 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
St. Cornelius Chapel on Governors Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
3. St. Cornelius Chapel on Governors Island
The Tower Carillon Chimes are located in the tower to the left. The marker is at the entrance to the Chapel.
Marker inside St. Cornelius Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
4. Marker inside St. Cornelius Chapel
In memory of
the patriots who fought in
The Battle of Long Island
August 27, 1776
among whom was
General Nathaniel Woodhull

Erected by
General Nathaniel Woodhull Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1926
Second Marker Inside St. Cornelius Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2011
5. Second Marker Inside St. Cornelius Chapel
In memory of
Corporal James B. Gresham
Private Thomas F. Enright
Private Merle D. Hay

Members of Company F.
Sixteenth U.S. Infantry

First American soldiers
killed in the World War
November 3rd 1917
near
Bathelemont, France

Dedicated by the Sixteenth U.S. Infantry
Presented by First Division Post No 820
Veterans of Foreign Wars
1927
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 16, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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