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Willington Veterans Memorial - Willington, Connecticut
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 52.547 W 072° 15.823
18T E 727062 N 4639605
Quick Description: Veterans memorial located on the Common in Willington, Connecticut.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2011 9:15:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMCNB8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 2

Long Description:

The memorial was placed in 1921 most likely in remembrance of World War I though not specified. The memorial is huge boulder with a bronze plaque. The memorial is inscribed:

This Monument
Is Erected By The Citizens
Of The
Town Of Willington, Connecticut
In Sacred Memory And Appreciation
Of Those Brave Men Who Went Forth
In Response To The Call Of Our
Country to Fight For Its Freedom
And Peace.
May 30, 1921
We Remember Them, Their Courage And Their God.

Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: The men from Willington who served.

Marker Text:
See description

Date of dedication: 5/31/1921

Who Put it Here?: Citizens of Willington

Description of Memorial:
Large granite boulder with plaque. Located on the town commons area.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

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