Newark Veterans Memorial - Newark, NJ
Posted by: Metro2
N 40° 43.984 W 074° 09.890
18T E 570522 N 4509461
Quick Description: This Memorial is a short walk from Newark's Penn Station.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2012 8:22:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMEMA5
This Memorial serves as the base for a flagpole which flies the American flag and is dedicated "TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES". Over a hundred names are engraved on the memorial...presumably from Newark.
At the very bottom an engraving informs us: "DEDICATED BY THE IRONBOUND MEMORIAL DAY PARADE COMM. JOHN F. GIORDANO FOUNDER - ERECTED MAY 25, 1974"
The "Ironbound" is the name of the neighborhood that this Memorial is in.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial
Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
In Honor Of: presumably Veterans from Newark who lost their lives
Date of dedication: 5/25/1974
Who Put it Here?: IRONBOUND MEMORIAL DAY PARADE COMM.
Description of Memorial:
see above...in Peter Francisco Park.
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