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In Honor of Those Who Fought

 
 
In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
1. In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Inscription.
In honor
of those who
fought and died,
of those who
fought and lived.

This monument
erected by
J. J. Peck Post
No. 398 G.A.R.
and the
citizens of the
Town of Newstead.

 
Erected by J.J. Peck post No. 398 G.A.R.
 
Location. 43° 1.218′ N, 78° 29.933′ W. Marker is in Akron, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Russell Park, the village square, about midpoint on the south side. A memorial to WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam is next to it, closer to Church Street. Marker is in this post office area: Akron NY 14001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant Club Pole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Treaty of 1857 (approx. 4 miles away); General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. 5 miles away); 1800 Brick House 1963 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Town of Pembroke
Eastward View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
2. Eastward View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Note the captured rebel canon. The memorial faces Main Street.
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park (approx. 5.2 miles away); Schafer Farms (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Akron.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
3. In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Wide View from Main Street.
Rebel Cannon Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
4. Rebel Cannon Plaque
Rebel Cannon captured at Savannah, GA. Presented by J.J. Peck Post No. 398 G.A.R., July 4, 1903
G.A.R. Plaque on West Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
5. G.A.R. Plaque on West Side of Memorial
Rear View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
6. Rear View In Honor of Those Who Fought Marker
Monument Soldier Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
7. Monument Soldier Sculpture
Adjacent Memorial for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
8. Adjacent Memorial for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam
Corner of Main and Church Streets, facing Main Street.
Center Text of Adjacent Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
9. Center Text of Adjacent Memorial
Dedicated to those men and women of this community who served both God and country in times of peace and war and especially to those who gave their lives in that service.
Westward View of Adjacent Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 1, 2014
10. Westward View of Adjacent Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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