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Chicopee in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur

 
 
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 19, 2012
1. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur
U.S. Army
by the people of Chicopee, Mass.
on September 7, 1942
Born in house at this square June 2, 1845
Died September 5, 1912

 
Erected 1942 by People of Chicopee, Mass.
 
Location. 42° 9.473′ N, 72° 34.933′ W. Marker is in Chicopee, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is on Church Street south of Bridge Street / Broadway Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is located in a small park in the median at the split/intersection of Broadway and Church just south of Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Chicopee MA 01020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank J Szot Memorial Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Szot Memorial Park Fountain (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Girls and Boys of Bemisuwka (approx. 0.8 miles away); Citizens of Chicopee Remember World War II (approx. 0.9 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicopee.
 
Also see . . .
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 19, 2012
2. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker
 Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur - Spanish American War Centennial Website. (Submitted on June 18, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Spanish-American
 
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 25, 1999
3. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker
This is a photo of General Arthur MacArthur's grave marker. The inscription is: Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, United States Army, June 2, 1845, Sept 5, 1912, Medal of Honor-His beloved wife Mary Pinkney Hardy, May 22, 1852-Sept. 8, 1885. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 2, Site 845-A MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION: MacARTHUR, ARTHUR, JR. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, and Adjutant, 24th Wisconsin Infantry. Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered service at: Milwaukee, Wis. Birth: Springfield, Mass. Date of issue: 30 June 1890. Citation: Seized the colors of his regiment at a critical moment and planted them on the captured works on the crest of Missionary Ridge.
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 19, 2012
4. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker
Looking down Church Street from near Broadway.
Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, April 21, 2012
5. Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur Marker
Photo found by Internet search, but looks like it may have been published in a book about Chicopee by Arcadia Publishing. Note the location is a couple blocks from its current location and the structure in the background no longer stands.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   3. submitted on January 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on June 6, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   5. submitted on June 23, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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