Nahant Armed Forces Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
N 42° 25.776 W 070° 56.008
19T E 340953 N 4699286
A memorial to the veterans from Nahant, Massachusetts.
Waymark Code: WM1CBY
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 04/02/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 22

At the entrance to the larger island of Nahant, Massachusetts from the causeway, across from the Nahant Lifesaving Station, stands this memorial to the men and women of Nahant who have served in the armed forces. The memorial consists of a stone marker, a semicircle of flags for the branches of the military, and several benches with individual dedications.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: The men and women from Nahant who served our country

Date of dedication: October 23, 2004

Who Put it Here?: Town of Nahant (?)

Description of Memorial:
The memorial stands in a landscaped park. Being on a former island, you can sense the breeze and sea air coming in. Across the street is a former Coast Guard building. Nahant was home to several US Army installations during WWI and WWII, and amazingly, large structures still remain.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Marker Text: Not listed

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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