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Lebanon in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lebanon Veterans Monument

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
1. Lebanon Veterans Monument
( north side plaque )
Inscription.
( south side )
Period of The
Civil War
1861 – 1865
Dedicated to the memory of our Civil War Veterans who so promptly and willingly responded to the nationís call serving in eleven different regiments and participating in over a hundred battles; and to our illustrious and renowned second war governor William Buckingham, who was born and spent his early life in Lebanon - - he performed efficient service in the nationís peril and was a worthy successor of Connecticutís first war governor.

1898 Spanish War 1898
In honor of those who served in the Spanish War, assisting an oppressed people to gain their independence.

( east side )
Period of The
Revolutionary War
1775 – 1783
In memoriam to our fathers who fought in the revolution for justice and liberty. When the war broke out this town contributed the one loyal governor, Brother Jonathan Trumbull, who among all the governors of the thirteen colonies was the only one who stood staunch and true to the American cause. Washington relied on him in the most trying circumstances -- William Williams, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Lebanon, the home of the Council of Safety - - We take a just pride in the noble achievements of our
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By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
2. Lebanon Veterans Monument
( south side plaque )
men who served in the Revolution - - they were eminently God fearing and true Patriots.

Period of War
1812 – 1814
Revered is the memory of those who participated in the War of 1812 who with honor and loyalty fulfilled the trust dedicated to them by their fathers.

( west side )
Period of The
World War
1917 – 1919
In commemoration of the boys who served in the World War.

Not unmindful of their heritage the mantle of their fore fathers fell upon patriotic shoulders Ö they acquitted themselves with honor and loyalty, cheerfully accepting the sacrifices placed upon them in performance of their duty on land and sea Ö with no selfish end they served that the principle of right might be established through out the world.
 
Location. 41° 38.139′ N, 72° 12.781′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of West Town Street and Exeter Road (Route 207), on the right when traveling north on West Town Street. Touch for map. Located in Trumbull Park in front of Lebanon Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 579 Exeter Road, Lebanon CT 06249, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lebanon (a few steps from this
Lebanon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
3. Lebanon Veterans Monument
( east side plaque )
marker); Lebanon Iraq Afghanistan Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Lebanon Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Founding of Lebanon, Connecticut (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon World War I – World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Lebanon Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Hill Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Categories. Military
 
Lebanon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
4. Lebanon Veterans Monument
( west side plaque )
Lebanon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
5. Lebanon Veterans Monument
Lebanon Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
6. Lebanon Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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