World War I Memorial - Highland Cemetery - Norwood, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 42° 11.693 W 071° 12.984
19T E 316999 N 4673792
Quick Description: This monument sits with other monuments in the center of Highland Cemetery.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2013 4:55:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ210
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
In Norwood's Highland Cemetery, is a memorial to soldiers of World War I.

To get to the monument, drive through the northwest (main) gate and drive to the Administrative and Chapel buildings. The monument is straight ahead in the intersection.

The monument is a simple rectangular stone or concrete slab about 5 feet high, and inches thick. The rounded top has accents engraved. The front has a bronze plaque. The top of the plaque has a scene showing doughboy soldiers in battle. Below that is an embossed design of a circle and star with banners. Below that is the following text:

"In memory of their comrades who in the World War on land and sea fought valiantly suffered endured gare all in service and gained through death immortal life.

This monument is dedicated by Norwood Post No. 70 American Legion
MCMXXI."

Below that are three embossed circular designs. There is nothing in the back.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 1/1/1921

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: American Legion Post No. 70

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
Highland Cemetery
Winter Street
Norwood, MA United States of America
02062


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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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