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In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines

Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War

 

1917 - 1919

 
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
1. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
Left side
Inscription. In honor of the soldiers, sailors & marines who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War, 1917 - 1919. [plaque above] Dedicated to World War II Veterans. Presented by Dudley Donnelly Woman's Relief Corps. No. 115, auxiliary to the G.A.R. [right] Sleep, heroes, sleep, your deeds shall never die. [plaque above] Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country during the Vietnam War 1964 to 1973. Presented by American Legion portage Post 1465. 1974. [back] They've climbed the heights, they're over the top and safe in the arms of God. [left] The high ideals for which they died shall ever be maintained. [plaque above] Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country during the Korean War 1950 to 1953. Presented by American Legion Portage Post 1465. 1974.
 
Erected 1920 by Women's Relief Corps of Niagara Falls, NY.
 
Location. 43° 5.654′ N, 79° 3.408′ 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 Pine Avenue (U.S. BUS 62), on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Memorial is on a triangular green space known as Wright
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
2. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
Front, facing Main Street.
Park or Cenotaph Park or Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14302, 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); Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial (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, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
3. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Marker
Front plaque
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
4. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Marker
right side
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
5. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
right plaque
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
6. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
back
Plaque at adjacent Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
7. Plaque at adjacent Flagpole
A Satelite Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
8. A Satelite Plaque
The tree is gone.
Another Satelite Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
9. Another Satelite Plaque
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
10. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
Northward on Main Street.
In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 8, 2014
11. In Honor of the Soldiers, Sailors & Marines Memorial
right and back
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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