Piermont in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 333, Rockland County observes Memorial Day every May 30th at Piermont Pier
An annual event at several locations in our country; the “Watchfires” are lit at midnight with full military honors. A 24 hour vigil follows to remember those who have sacrificed their lives in the cause of freedom and democracy in all the wars and conflicts throughout our nationís history.
This area has been dedicated in perpetuity for that purpose by the Village of Piermont
May 30th, 2000
Location. 41° 2.581′ N, 73° 53.809′ W. Marker is in Piermont, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Ferry Road one mile east of Pier Street when traveling east. Located at the end of Piermont Pier. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piermont NY 10968, 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. Piermont Pier (here, next to this marker); Bogertown (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sneden House (approx. one Roll of Honor (approx. one mile away); Last Stop U.S.A. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bridge Street Bridge Over The Sparkill Creek (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Charles Fremont (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named John Charles Fremont (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piermont.
Also see . . . Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 333. (Submitted on June 15, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.