Chicopee Soldier's Memorial. Chicopee, MA
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N 42° 08.863 W 072° 35.607
18T E 698849 N 4668980
Quick Description: Monument placed by the City of Chicopee to honor its citizens who served during the World War.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 7:22:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM59KV
This World War Memorial is located in a small park next to the former Chicopee High School. This monument was dedicated May, 31, 1921 at a cost of $12,000.
The female figure holds a shield in her right hand and a wreath in her left hand. Around her waist is the seal of the City of Chicopee.
The shield is inscribed with the following:
"To My Brave And Loyal Sons Who Have Fought For Humanity, Liberty, Justice and Peace"
The main plaque says:
"Chicopee Erects This Monument In Grateful Memory Of All Her Sons Who Served In The World War 1914-1918"
There are also monuments for the Civil War, World War II, Vietnam War and Korean War in this park.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 05/31/1921
Private or Public Monument?: Government
Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Chicopee
Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America
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