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Freedom Hill - Perinton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 43° 05.754 W 077° 25.382
18T E 302806 N 4774314
Quick Description: This memorial, sponsored by Post 8495 Perinton Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars, is a tribute to soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines going back to the Civil War.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2012 12:33:37 PM
Waymark Code: WME8RQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:
Freedom Hill Memorial is made up of several engraved stone monuments corresponding to the different branches of the military, a flag pole for each branch of the military, a static aircraft and ground equipment display, and a pair of memorial benches, all paid for with the sale of donation bricks that are laid in a decorative pattern in the space between the flagpoles and the static display.

Bronze dedication plaque text listed below.

First Stone reads "All Gave Some Some Gave All" followed by the names:
J. Willrd Brooks, WWI - Orson Treadwell, Civil War
Maitland McDonald, WWII - Alexander A Roczen, Vietnam
Lewis Price, WWII - Amasa J. Slocum, Civil War
Charles Dancy, Civil War - Mario Pomponio, WWII
John W. Wilhams, Civil War - Newney Shamon, WWII
Oakley Crane, WWII - George Vane, WWII
Curtis Vincent, WWII - Belen Bortles, Civil War
Charles DeMott, Civil War

The Second Stone reads "Remember Their Sacrifice" followed by the names:
Howard I. Shepard,WWI - D. J. Wykott, Civil War
Frank Garofano, WWII - Alvin Fassett, Civil War
Robert Kramer, WWII - Frederick Leary, WWII
Albert P. Lyndon, Civil War - Dextr Sull, Civil War
George B. Wiltic, Civil War - Donald Letrois, WWII
Arthur Teeter, WWII - Sharick Beson, Civil War
Raymond Rugenstein, WWII - David W. Lawrence, Civil War
Jeffrey D. Schumacher, Vietname - Jerome B. Fellows, Civil War

The Third Stone reads "Dedicated to those citizens of Perinton who gave their lives in defense of this great nation Memorial Day 2007" followed by the names:
Frank M. Beaumont, WWI - Charles E. Moore, Civil War
James Gordon Bolton, WWI - Thmas H. Downing, Civil War
Rayfield Ames, WWII - Donald Williams, WWII
Kenneth Bridges, WWII - Alfred Rinaldo, WWII
Larry Baker, Vietnam - Howard Parkison, WWII
Gordon Schrader, Korea - Mason Gattny, WWII
David C. Jerrells, Civil War - Jesse E. Maurer, WWI

The Fourth Stone reads "Duty - Honor - Country" followedby the names:
Stephen Corwin, Civil War - Sylvester Pike, Civil War
Asaph Goodell, Civil War - Edwin A. Slocum, Civil War
Clifford Brizee, WWII - Marti James Larwood, WWI
Joseph Critelli, WWII - Lawrence Hembrock, WWII
Horatio Spafford, WWII - Edmund Humphreys, WWII
Carl Kishbaug, WWII - Edward Lowner, WWII
Erdinand Newman, Civil War - Smith J. Austin, Civil War
Wm A. H. Sherman, Civil War - Patrick A. Catun, Korea

And the Fifth Stone reads "Freedom is not Free" followed by the names:
Jacob Sherman, Civil War - Donald F. Vincent, Korea
Michael Burns, Civil War - Richard L. Bales, Vietnam
Murvale F. Butler, WWI - Charles Moore, WWII
Patrick O'Neil, Civil War - Gordon Reitz, WWII
William Phelan, WWII - John H. Howell, WWI
Charles Frontulo, WWII - Guy C. Adams, Civil War
Francis Crowley, WWII - Charles Shear, Civil War
Wm H. Morrison, Civil War - Paul Humphrey, WWII
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Civil War, WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam


In Honor Of: "To those who served on land, air and sea to keep this nation always free

Marker Text:
Perinton Memorial Post 8495 Freedom Hill Dedicated Memorial Day May 27, 2002 To those who served on land, air, and sea to keep this nation always free Dedicated by Members and Officers Post Officers: Peter Swanson - Commander Bob Gill, Sr - Vice Don McLean Jr - Vice Bill Kuhn - Post Advocate Henry Grupp - Quartermaster Bab Casselman - Chaplain Stan Buczkowski - Surgeon Dane Beddle - Adjutant Perinton Overseas Veteran's Board: Jim Schenkel - Pres. Bob Casselman - Vice Pres. Steve Coote - Sec. Stan Buczkowski - Steward Charles Guino Peter Swanson Walter Allen Bull Kuhn Babe Wacenske Dick Van Grol Bob Gill (followed by the symbols - in order: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Navy, Marine Corps)


Date of dedication: May 27, 2002

Who Put it Here?: Perinton Memorial Post 8495

Description of Memorial:
Bronze dedication plaque, and five polished and engraved granite stones, aligned to the flag poles of the five branches of the service.


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