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Lakeside Cemetery Veterans Memorial - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL
N 42° 08.912 W 080° 03.114
17T E 578336 N 4666702
Quick Description: Veteran memorial located in Lakeside Cemetery in Erie, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2016 5:18:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMTNN6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This veterans memorial consists of a monument dedicated to soldiers and sailors who died in service to their country and are buried in unknown graves plus a flagpole that is dedicated to all men and women who served in the armed forces.

The monument, erected by the Strong Vincent Relief Corps Auxiliary to the G.A.R in 1907, is inscribed: "In memory of the soldiers & sailors who gave their lives for their country and rest in unknown graves"
The flagpole, which was provided by the American Legion Post 771 on July 4, 2009, has a plaque that is inscribed with: "Dedicated to all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. God Bless America"
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):


In Honor Of: Soldiers and Sailors who gave their lives and all men and women who served in the Armed Forces

Marker Text:
Monument: In memory of the soldiers & sailors who gave their lives for their country and rest in unknown graves Flagpole: Dedicated to all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. God Bless America


Date of dedication: July 4, 2009

Who Put it Here?: American Legion Post 771 and the W.R.C. Post 67

Description of Memorial:
This memorial is located within Lakeside Cemetery near the shoreline of the Bay of Lake Erie


Visit Instructions:
Visited Logs must contain, at least, a picture of the monument and your GPSr. Preferably YOU at the monument with your GPSr, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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