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World War I Memorial - Charlestown, New Hampshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 43° 14.104 W 072° 25.467
18T E 709131 N 4790140
Quick Description: World War I Memorial added to back side of Civil War memorial in Charlestown, New Hampshire.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2008 12:53:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM4WY4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 6

Long Description:

"In the center is a Statue of a Civil War Union Soldier at ease with musket, approximately five feet high, atop a rockfaced granite block 5-1/2 feet high, three feet wide and deep, above a shorter 12 foot beveled base which protrudes an additional nine inches on each side. Upon the front of the die is the GAR emblem and on the north and south sides bronze tablets bear the names of the 144 Civil War soldiers from Charlestown. Funds for the monument were raised by 200 contributors in 1909-1911, the monument bought and placed on a site furnished by the town. Unveiled October 6, 1911. A bronze tablet bearing the names of Charlestown citizens serving in World War I was added to the rear (west) face in 1929." ~ National Register Nomination Form

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 01/01/1929

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Town of Charlestown

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

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Physical Address of Monument: Not listed

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