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East Hartford World War II Memorial - East Hartford, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 46.547 W 072° 37.510
18T E 697373 N 4627608
Quick Description: World War II memorial near the entrance to Martin Park in East Hartford, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2011 8:19:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMC4Y0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
Views: 2

Long Description:

The memorial has two separate parts. The front portion is stone drinking fountain (no longer operable) surmounted with a bronze eagle. On the front is a bronze plaque inscribed:

Dedicated
To The Memory
Of Our Youth
Who Gave
Their Lives
In
World War II

"Let None Forget They Gave Their All
And Faltered Not When Came The Call"

Behind this is another stone monument inscribed:

Dedicated To The Honor And Sacrifice
Of Our Servicemen From East Hartford
Who Were Killed In Action During World War II

-List of 67 names -

The memorial is in front of Martin Park which has several ball fields.  The memorial is in an area of by the East Hartford Historical Society with a collection of historical buildings which are operated as a museum.

Property Permission: Public

Location of waymark:
307 Burnside Ave.
East Hartford, Connecticut


Commemoration: The servicemen of East Hartford who gave their lives in World War II

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access instructions: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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