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Newfane in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One Country and One Flag

 
 
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Inscription.  
[front] S.B. Kemp Post, No. 108, G.A.R., of Olcott.
P.H. Meseroll, M.W. Stockwell, S.A. Eshbaugh, Wm.T. Stout, Syl. Edick, J.A. Martin, T. Karrigan, P. Hearn, R. Nelson, J.F. Wisterman. H.P. Wilson, S.W. Lockwood, C.C. Lockwood, J.W. Lockwood, D.W. Drake, W.H. Tenbrook, W.H. Weaver, H. Kenny.
One country and one flag.
With malice toward none and charity for all.
Whatever we wish to see introduced into the life of a nation must first be introduced into its schools.
[right] S.A. Birdsall, J.D. Birdsall, Geo. Birdsall, A.J. Bishop, H.A. Bailey, M.A. Bailey, M. Bailey, A, Bailey, J. Babcock, J.E. Babcock, C.W. Baxter, B.W. Baxter, W.H. Bennett, Phil. Burns, J.M. Crownover, Jos. Coty, W.H. Chase, A.T. Coleman, A. Deitz, A. Doty, E. Davis, J. Edick, A.R. Everts, Syl. Edick, R.A. Ferris, M. Finnegan, T. Goodspeed, S.R. Goddard, F. Greenfield, A. Gould, J.D. Gibson, J.P. Gibson, J. Houseman, W. Herrington, W. Johnston, D.S. Johnston.
Fraternity
Gettysburg - Appomattox
Wilderness - Spottsylvania
[rear] Erected May, 1899, under the auspices of S.B. Kemp Post No. 108, G.A.R. of Olcott, NY - and - Patriotic Citizens,
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in memory of 74 defenders of the Union, war of 1861-1865, from that part of the town of Newfane, north of Youngstown Road.
Our tribute: May their deeds of valor be cherished forever. -Citizens.
Charity
Lookout Mountain - Chickamauga
[left] J. Jeffrey, Wm. Jameson, T. Karrian, Thos. King, John King, S.B. Kemp, H. Kenny, I.C. Lockwood, C.C. Lockwood, S.W. Lockwood, Geo. Murray, Wm. Murray, Thos. Mahar, Wm. McGory, P.H. Messeroll, J.A. Martin, E.W. Martin, S. Outwater, Jas. Porter, M. Perigo, D. Phillips, Wm. Parker, N.F. Peck, G.E. Reynolds, P. Sicely, F. Slavin, L. Smith, W.T. Stout, H. Talcott, I. Tallcut, J.D. Van Horn, F. Van Tassel, F. Vaughn, B. N. Wiles, J.D. Walford, G.W. Ward, H.P. Wilson.
Loyalty
Stone Mountain - Petersburg
Sheridan twenty miles away
 
Erected 1899 by S.B. Kemp Post No. 108, G.A.R. of Olcott, NY.
 
Location. 43° 20.278′ N, 78° 42.894′ W. Marker is in Newfane, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Lockport Street and East Main Street, in the median on Lockport Street. Marker is in the lakeside hamlet of Olcott, also known as Olcott Beach. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Olcott NY 14126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiddie Whistle Pig Ferris Wheel (about 400 feet away, measured
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3. Rear
in a direct line); Tom Kelly Rustic Theatre (about 400 feet away); Olcott Amusement Park (about 500 feet away); Olcott Beach (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Those Who for Their Splendid Spirit of Duty (about 600 feet away); Lakeview (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Stone Marking the Northernmost Point of the Transit Surveyed by Joseph Ellicott (approx. 0.9 miles away); Home of James Van Horn (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newfane.
 
Also see . . .  Restoration of the Civil War Monument, Olcott, NY - YouTube. (Submitted on May 18, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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5. Eastward
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6. Westward
Towards the harbor.
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7. Southward
Towards NY 18.
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8. Northward
Towards Lake Ontario.
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10. Rear
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12. One Country and One Flag
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2019
13. Right Names
After restoration work.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2019
14. Left Names
After restoration work.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on May 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   13, 14. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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