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Tonawanda in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roll of Honor

 
 
Roll of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
1. Roll of Honor Marker
Inscription.
Tonawanda's Sons
They gave their all
in the World War.
1917-1917
——
[26 names]

 
Location. 43° 1.3′ N, 78° 52.689′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles north of Niagara Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is located on an outcrop on the center pier of the bridge over the Erie Canal/Tonawanda Creek connecting Main Street in Tonawanda (Erie County) to Webster Street in North Tonawanda (Niagara County). Marker is in this post office area: Tonawanda NY 14150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Roll of Honor (here, next to this marker); Lumber Port (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumber Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dam (within shouting distance of this marker); Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Long Homestead (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Long Homestead (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
More about this marker. The memorial
Northward on Bridge, Main St. to Webster St. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
2. Northward on Bridge, Main St. to Webster St.
is on a triangular prism stone. An Honor Roll memorial of identical style and format is on the North Tonawanda side of the prism.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Westward on Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
3. Westward on Bridge
Left side is Tonawanda Honor Roll. Right side is North Tonawanda Honor Roll.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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