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To Honor the Memory of Our Dead

 
 
To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Memorial - Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Memorial - Tablet
Inscription. [header]United Spanish War Veterans
[tablet]"To Honor the Memory of Our Dead"
[base]Cuba, Porto Rico, Philippines, China, 1898-1902.
 
Erected 1927 by The Joint Buffalo City Board United Spanish War Veterans; Seyburn - Liscum Camp No. 12, Bucky O'Neill Camp No. 15, Maj. Gen. R.P. Hughes Camp No. 17.
 
Location. 42° 55.401′ N, 78° 51.452′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles north of West Delavan Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Forest Lawn Cemetery off Main Street at the intersection with West Delavan Avenue. The memorial is just north of the Main Street entrance arch. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Preserve the Memories (a few steps from this marker); Forest Lawn Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Day of May 30, 1991, The Semper Fidelis Post #356 (within shouting distance of this marker);
To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Memorial - Base image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Memorial - Base
This Monument Honors the Soldiers and Sailors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Erastus Granger (about 400 feet away); In Honor of Those Men and Women (approx. mile away); Mary Morris Burnett Talbert (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Marker- Header and Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. To Honor the Memory of Our Dead Marker- Header and Tablet
The fencing is along Main Street.
Memorial with Entrance Arch in Background. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
4. Memorial with Entrance Arch in Background.
The arch is the cemetery entrance from Main Street. These pictures were taken on the last day of the coldest month in the recorded history of Buffalo. The snow is 2-3 feet deep, completely covering all the gravestones around the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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