Suffield Veterans Memorial - Suffield, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GAGELSIE
N 41° 58.889 W 072° 39.045
18T E 694621 N 4650389
Quick Description: A large memorial to all the veterans of all American Wars in Suffield, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2010 12:13:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM9B36
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This memorial lists the veterans of each war from the French and Indian War to the Persian Gulf.

The height of the memorial is about 20 feet and the column bearing the names is about 24 feet around. It is made of granite and stands in a small park in the center of Suffield. Two of the six sides bears large bronze plaques with the names of the wars and the veterans listed underneath, the other four sides, the lists are carved into the granite.

There is a bronze plaque on a separate granite block listing the major private contributers to the development of this monument. It was erected by the Rogers Memorial Studio in 2003.

This monument is impressive for the size of the town it is in.

Around the collar is inscribed:

IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF SUFFIELD WHO SERVED IN OUR ARMED FORCES IN THE TIME OF WAR


The Pictures tell it all.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
French and Indian
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Mexican Awr
Civil War
Spanish War
World War I
World War II
Korea
Viet Nam
Persian Gulf


In Honor Of: IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF SUFFIELD WHO SERVED IN OUR ARMED FORCES IN THE TIME OF WAR

Marker Text:
IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF SUFFIELD WHO SERVED IN OUR ARMED FORCES IN THE TIME OF WAR


Date of dedication: 1/1/2003

Who Put it Here?: The Town of Suffield

Description of Memorial:
The height of the memorial is about 20 feet and the column bearing the names is about 24 feet around. It is made of granite and stands in a small park in the center of Suffield. Two of the six sides bears large bronze plaques with the names of the wars and the veterans listed underneath, the other four sides, the lists are carved into the granite.


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