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Clarks Summit in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of
all Abington Area
veterans and civilians
who dedicated themselves
to the principles of freedom.
Let us be forever faithful
in keeping your valor alive.

POW-MIA
Let the American youth
never forget our forefathers
and military who gave generously
so we may enjoy liberty.

Inherited Freedom
To the soldiers, captains,
generals and all ranks
we salute your victories.

To the civilians
who watched over our home front,
raised the children and
worked in the military
installations and factories,
we commend your hard work.

To all branches of the
United States Military
we acknowledge your
dedication to the
United States of America
during war and peacetime.

United States Army
June 14, 1776

United States Navy
October 13, 1775

United States Marine Corps
November 10, 1775

United States Air Force
September 18, 1947

United States Coast Guard
August 4, 1790


 
Erected by Borough of Clarks Summit and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7069.
 
Location. 41° 29.856′ N, 75° 42.348′ W. Marker is in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
2. Veterans Memorial
County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (U.S. 6/11) and Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Memorial Park, Clarks Summit PA 18411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito (approx. mile away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 2.1 miles away); Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Tripp House (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Bivouac of the Dead (approx. 5.3 miles away); Capoose (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
3. Veterans Memorial
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
4. Veterans Memorial
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
5. Veterans Memorial
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 29, 2016
6. Veterans Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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