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Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial

 
 
Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
1. Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
front
Inscription.
(front)
One crowded hour of glory
is worth an age without a name

World War II
T. Sgt. Bernard P. Bell
Co. I, 142nd Inf. Regt.
36th Inf. Division

Vietnam
2nd Lt. John Paul Bobo
Co. I, 3rd Battalion
9th Marines
(right)
Medal of Honor
Indian Wars
Capt. Fred E. Toy
7th US Cavalry

World War I
Pfc. Frank J. Gaffney
Co. G., 108th Inf. Regt.
27th Division
(left)
Medal of Honor
Civil War
Sgt. Henry Bickford
Co. E, 8th NY Cavalry
Sgt. James Congdon
Co. E, 8th NY Cavalry
Cpl. Andrew Bringle
Co. F, 10th NY Cavalry
2d Lt. Leroy Williams
8th NY Heavy Arty.

 
Erected 1969 by School Children of Niagara Falls.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 43° 5.641′ N, 79° 3.412′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 104) and Park Place, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the apex of a triangular
Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
2. Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
right side
green space just north of the U.S. Post Office, opposite side of Main Street. The green space is known as Wright Park, Cenotaph Park and Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Most Combat Decorated World War II Soldier (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Place Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Niagara Gorge Industrial Heritage (approx. mile away); Niagara Gorge Important Bird Area (approx. mile away); The Great Gorge Route (approx. mile away); The Carnegie Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, World IWar, World IIWars, US Indian
 
Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
3. Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
left side
Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
4. Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
Northward; Main Street at right.
Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
5. Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
Southward on Park Place towards Main Street. Marker at Center. Post Office at right (white stone building).
Gun Behind Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
6. Gun Behind Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
Gun Plaque Behind Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
7. Gun Plaque Behind Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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