Boxford in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Boxford Korea and Vietnam Service Memorial
of those who served their country
during the Korean and Vietnam Wars
Dedicated during Boxford's Tricentennial
in memory of
Cpl James L. Melvin, USMC
This day 26 May 1985
Adjacent stones are engraved with the Honor Roll of Boxford residents who served in the armed forces during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
Erected 1985 by American Legion Post 379.
Location. 42° 39.635′ N, 70° 59.827′ W. Marker is in Boxford, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Topsfield Road and Elm and Main Streets, on the left when traveling west on Topsfield Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boxford MA 01921, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parson Capen House (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Parson Capen House (was approx. 3.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); First Town Meeting (approx. 4½ miles away); Goodrich Massacre (approx. 6 miles away); Village Training Field (approx. 6.7 Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. 6.7 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 6.8 miles away); The 1734 Addition (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Categories. • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2015, by Harry Lindsay of Boxford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2015, by Harry Lindsay of Boxford, Massachusetts. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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