Dual war memorial - Vietnam and Korea - Gloucester, Ma
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member teachingkris
N 42° 36.590 W 070° 40.356
19T E 362808 N 4718844
Quick Description: A unique dual-sided plaque seated in the center of a star pedestal along the Coastal Walk Trail in Gloucester Ma
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2011 10:07:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMBBKR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
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Long Description:
This simple memorial is dedicated to those who served in both Korea and Vietnam. The dual sided plaque sits in on a star pedestal. Each point of the star represents a different branch of the military. The area of this memorial is in a small fenced off area located on Stacy Boulevard near the Blynman Bridge.

One side of the plaque reads:
In Memory of Vietnam Veterans
Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975
Dedicated in 1980
By a Grateful City

The reserve side reads:
In Memory of Korean Veterans
June 27, 1950 - Jan 31, 1955
Dedicated in 1980
By the Citizens of Gloucester
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Korean and Vitenam


In Honor Of: Korean and Vietnam Veterans

Marker Text:
One side of the plaque reads:
In Memory of Vietnam Veterans
Aug 5, 1964 - May 7, 1975
Dedicated in 1980
By a Grateful City

The reserve side reads:
In Memory of Korean Veterans
June 27, 1950 - Jan 31, 1955
Dedicated in 1980
By the Citizens of Gloucester


Date of dedication: 1980

Who Put it Here?: City of Gloucester

Description of Memorial:
A nice walk along Stacy Boulevard will bring you to this memorial. You can reflect about both wars while looking out into Gloucester Harbor and feeling the ocean breeze ruffle your hair. Or you can watch the Blynman Bridge in action from the memorial's location.


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